Holy Father Benedict XVI appointed seven Cardinals as his Special Envoys
Vatican City, April 29, 2009 – On the occasion of the close of the Year dedicated to the Apostle Saint Paul, which will take place simultaneously on June 29, 2009 in various “Pauline sites,” the Holy Father Benedict XVI appointed seven Cardinal s as his Special Envoys, for each of the celebrations. In the Holy Land, Cardinal Walter Kasper, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity; in Malta, Cardinal Ennio Antonelli, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family; in Cyprus, Cardinal Renato R. Martino, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue; in Greece, Cardinal Jozef Tomko, Emeritus Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples; in Syria, Cardinal Antonio M. Rouco Varela, Archbishop of Madrid; in Lebanon, Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois, Archbishop of Paris.
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