May 22, 2014

Vatican Information Service Bulletin

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Summary

- PONTIFICAL ACTS

- CARDINAL KELVIN EDWARD FELIX TAKES POSSESSION OF HIS TITULAR CHURCH

- THE PONTIFICAL MUSICAL CHOIR OF THE SISTINE CHAPEL TO SING IN MOSCOW

- AUDIENCES

PONTIFICAL ACTS

Vatican City, 22 May 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has:

- appointed as members of the dicasteries of the Roman Curia the following cardinals, created during the consistory of 22 February 2014:

1. In the Congregation for the Oriental Churches: Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin; Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, Great Britain; Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith;

2. In the Congregation for the Causes of Saints: Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops; Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;

3. In the Congregation for Bishops: Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin; Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, Great Britain; Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia-Citta della Pieve, Italy; Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops; Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;

4. In the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples: Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin; Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, archbishop of Seoul, Korea; Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo, archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso;

5. In the Congregation for the Clergy: Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, Great Britain; Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia-Citta della Pieve, Italy; Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, archbishop of Seoul, Korea;

6. In the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life: Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Quebec, Canada; Cardinal Jean-Pierre Kutwa, archbishop of Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire; Cardinal Gerard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;

7. In the Congregation for Catholic Education: Cardinal Orani Joao Tempesta, archbishop of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, archbishop of Santiago de Chile, Chile; Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;

8. In the Pontifical Council for the Laity: Cardinal Jean-Pierre Kutwa, archbishop of Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire; Cardinal Orani Joao Tempesta, archbishop of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

9. In the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity: Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, Great Britain; Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia-Citta della Pieve, Italy; Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith;

10. In the Pontifical Council Justice and Peace: Cardinal Leopoldo Jose Brenes Solorzano, archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua; Cardinal Jean Pierre Kutwa, archbishop of Abidjan. Cote d'Ivoire; Cardinal Orlando B. Quevedo, archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines; Archbishop Chibly Langlois, bishop of Les Cayes, Haiti;

11. In the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue: Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Quebec, Canada; Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo, archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Cardinal Orlando B. Quevedo, archbishop of Cotabato Philippines;

12. In the Pontifical Council for Culture: Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Quebec, Canada; Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

- appointed as adviser of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, and the following as members of the same Pontifical Commission: Cardinal Leopoldo Jose Brenes Solorzano, archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua; Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, archbishop of Santiago de Chile, Chile; Cardinal Cardinal Chibly Langlois, Vescovo di Les Cayes, Haiti.

CARDINAL KELVIN EDWARD FELIX TAKES POSSESSION OF HIS TITULAR CHURCH

Vatican City, 22 May 2014 (VIS) – The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today announced that on Saturday, 31 May, at 6.30 p.m., Cardinal Kelvin Edward Felix, archbishop emeritus of Castries, Saint Lucia, will take possession of the title of Santa Maria della Salute a Primavalle (Via Tommaso De Vio, 5).

THE PONTIFICAL MUSICAL CHOIR OF THE SISTINE CHAPEL TO SING IN MOSCOW

Vatican City, 22 May 2014 (VIS) – The Pontifical Musical Choir of the Sistine Chapel, known as “the Pope's choir”, will sing in Moscow on 25, 26 and 27 May. The initiative forms part of an ecumenical project that has already seen the participation of the Anglican Choir of Westminster Abbey (2012) and the Lutheran TomanerChor of Leipzig (2013) in the solemn celebration of Saints Peter and Paul on 29 June.

This year, the Synodal Choir of the Patriarchate of Moscow will sing in the Vatican basilica during the celebration of the patron saints. Prior to this event, the Pontifical Musical Choir of the Sistine Chapel will travel to Moscow, where it will sing on 25 May in the Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On 26 May the Pontifical Musical Choir of the Sistine Chapel and the Choir of the Patriarchate of Moscow will rehearse together in preparation for the Eucharistic celebration of Saints Peter and Paul, to take place in the Vatican on 29 June. On the same day, both choirs will perform traditional Orthodox and Catholic religious music in the Armoury of the Kremlin. The concert is organised by the Patriarchate of Moscow.

Finally, on 27 May, in the Great Hall of the Pyotr Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the Pontifical Musical Choir of the Sistine Chapel and the Synodal Choir of Moscow will perform in a concert of religious music in honour of the fifth anniversary of Patriarch Kirill's enthronement.

AUDIENCES

Vatican City, 22 May 2014 (VIS) – Today, the Holy Father received in audience:

- Cardinal Angelo Scola, archbishop of Milan, Italy.

- Eighteen prelates of the Mexican Episcopal Conference, on their “ad limina” visit:

Bishop Pedro Vazquez Villalobos of Puerto Escondido;

Bishop Jose Armando Alvarez Cano, prelate of Huautla;

Bishop Hector Guerrero Cordova, S.D.B., prelate of Mixes;

Archbishop Constancio Miranda Weckmann of Chihuahua;

Bishop Jesus Jose Herrera Quinonez of Nuevo Casas Grandes;

Bishop Eduardo Cirilo Carmona Ortega, C.O.R.C., of Parral;

Bishop Rafael Sandoval Sandoval, M.N.M., of Tarahumara;

Archbishop Jose Ulises Macias Salcedo of Hermosillo;

Bishop Felipe Padilla Cardona of Ciudad Obregon;

Archbishop Hipolito Reyes Larios of Jalapa;

Bishop Rutilo Munoz Zamora of Coatzacoalcos;

Archbishop Alfonso Cortes Contreras of Leon;

Bishop Jose Benjamin Castillo Plasencia of Celaya;

Bishop Faustino Armendariz Jimenez of Queretaro;

Archbishop Rafael Romo Munoz of Tijuana;

Archbishop Emilio Carlos Berlie Belaunzaran of Yucatan;

Bishop Jose Francisco Gonzalez Gonzalez of Campeche;

Bishop Pedro Pablo Elizondo Cardenas, L.C., prelate of Cancun-Chetumal.

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