GCatholic.org


Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region

Date: 2019.10.06 – 2019.10.27

Theme: Amazonia, new paths for the Church and for an integral ecology

Documents

Participants

Synod Fathers (196)

I. President

Pope Francis (82)Pope Francis (82), Supreme Pontiff

Argentina Argentina
II. Secretary General

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri (79)Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri (79), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Anselmo all’Aventino and Secretary General of Synod of Bishops

Italy Italy
III. Pro-Secretary General

Bishop Mario Grech (62)Bishop Mario Grech (62), Pro-Secretary General of Synod of Bishops and Bishop emeritus of Gozo (Malta)

Malta Malta
IV. Delegate Presidents

Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo (74)Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo (74), Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni Evangelista e Petronio, Metropolitan Archbishop of Mérida (Venezuela) and Apostolic Administrator of Caracas (Venezuela)

Venezuela Venezuela

Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (75)Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (75), Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense, Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Peru, Vice-President of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Peru Peru

Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz (72)Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz (72), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Elena fuori Porta Prenestina, Prefect of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Brasília (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil
V. Rapporteur General

Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. (85)Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. (85), Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Paulo (Brazil), Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Clergy and President emeritus of International Council for Catechesis, President of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Brazil Brazil
VI. Special Secretaries

Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J. (73)Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J. (73), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Michele Arcangelo and Undersecretary of Migrant and Refugee Section of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Canada Canada

Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (49)Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (49), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Izirzada

Peru Peru
VII. Commission for the Drafting of the Final Document

President

Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. (85)Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. (85), Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Paulo (Brazil), Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Clergy and President emeritus of International Council for Catechesis

Brazil Brazil

Members Ex-officio

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri (79)Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri (79), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Anselmo all’Aventino and Secretary General of Synod of Bishops

Italy Italy

Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J. (73)Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J. (73), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Michele Arcangelo and Undersecretary of Migrant and Refugee Section of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Canada Canada

Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (49)Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (49), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Izirzada

Peru Peru

Members elected by Assembly

Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva (52)Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva (52), Bishop of Roraima (Brazil) and Second Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil

Brazil Brazil

Archbishop Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (71)Archbishop Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (71), Metropolitan Archbishop of Trujillo (Peru), President of Episcopal Conference of Peru and President of Latin American Episcopal Council

Peru Peru

Bishop Nelson Jair Cardona Ramírez (50)Bishop Nelson Jair Cardona Ramírez (50), Bishop of San José del Guaviare (Colombia)

Colombia Colombia

Archbishop Sergio Alfredo Gualberti Calandrina (73)Archbishop Sergio Alfredo Gualberti Calandrina (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Members by Pontifical Appointment

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, O.P. (74)Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, O.P. (74), Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin Lavoratore, Metropolitan Archbishop of Wien (Austria), Ordinary of Austria of the Eastern Rite (Austria), President of Episcopal Conference of Austria and Member of Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for Works of Religion

Austria Austria

Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo (77)Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo (77), Titular Bishop of Vescovìo, Secretary of Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, Chancellor of Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and Chancellor of Pontifical Academies of Sciences

Argentina Argentina

Archbishop Edmundo Ponciano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B. (74)Archbishop Edmundo Ponciano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B. (74), Metropolitan Archbishop of Asunción (Paraguay)

Paraguay Paraguay

Fr. Rossano Sala, S.D.B. (49)Fr. Rossano Sala, S.D.B. (49)

Italy Italy
VIII. Commission for Information

President

Dr. Paolo Ruffini (63), Prefect of Dicastery for Communication

Italy Italy

Secretary

Fr. Giacomo Costa, S.J. (52)Fr. Giacomo Costa, S.J. (52), Director of “Aggiornamenti Sociali”, President of Fondazione Culturale San Fedele, Vice-President of Fondazione Carlo Maria Martini

Italy Italy

Members by Right

Dr. Andrea Tornielli (55), Director of Editorial Department of Dicastery for Communication

Italy Italy

Mr. Matteo Bruni (42), Director of Press Office of the Holy See

England England

Mr. Mauricio López Oropeza, Executive Secretary of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Ecuador Ecuador

Sr. Maria Irene Lopes Dos Santos, S.C.M.S.T.B.G., Assessor of Episcopal Commission for Amazon of Conferência Nacional dos Bispos do Brasil (C.N.B.B.)

Brazil Brazil
IX. Commission for Disputes

President

Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi (76)Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi (76), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio, Prefect of Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions), President of Pontifical Work for Ecclesiastical Vocations, Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta graviora, Patron of Pontifical Superior Institute of Latinità, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Gregorian University, Pontifical Delegate for Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception and Bishop emeritus of Alessandria (Italy)

Italy Italy

Members

Bishop Wellington Tadeu de Queiroz Vieira (51)Bishop Wellington Tadeu de Queiroz Vieira (51), Bishop of Cristalândia (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Jorge Herbas Balderrama, O.F.M. (56)Bishop Jorge Herbas Balderrama, O.F.M. (56), Bishop-Prelate of Aiquile (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia
X. Presidency of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network

Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. (85)Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. (85), Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Paulo (Brazil), Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Clergy and President emeritus of International Council for Catechesis, President of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Brazil Brazil

Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (75)Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (75), Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense, Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Peru, Vice-President of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Peru Peru

Mr. Mauricio López Oropeza, Executive Secretary of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Ecuador Ecuador
XI. From Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions of the Pan-Amazon Region

Antilles

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (62)Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (62), Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) and President of Antilles Episcopal Conference

Dominica Dominica

Bishop Francis Dean Alleyne, O.S.B. (67)Bishop Francis Dean Alleyne, O.S.B. (67), Bishop of Georgetown (Guyana)

Guyana Guyana

Bishop Karel Martinus Choennie (60)Bishop Karel Martinus Choennie (60), Bishop of Paramaribo (Suriname)

Suriname Suriname

Bishop Emmanuel Marie Philippe Louis Lafont (73)Bishop Emmanuel Marie Philippe Louis Lafont (73), Bishop of Cayenne (French Guiana)

French Guiana French Guiana

Bolivia

Bishop Ricardo Ernesto Centellas Guzmán (56)Bishop Ricardo Ernesto Centellas Guzmán (56), Bishop of Potosí (Bolivia) and President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia

Bolivia Bolivia

Archbishop Oscar Omar Aparicio Céspedes (60)Archbishop Oscar Omar Aparicio Céspedes (60), Metropolitan Archbishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. (52)Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. (52), Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) and Titular Bishop of Vulturara

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Eugenio Coter (62)Bishop Eugenio Coter (62), Vicar Apostolic of Pando (Bolivia) and Titular Bishop of Thibiuca

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Stanisław Dowlaszewicz Billman, O.F.M. Conv. (62)Bishop Stanisław Dowlaszewicz Billman, O.F.M. Conv. (62), Titular Bishop of Tigimma and Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Julio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M. (74)Bishop Julio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M. (74), Vicar Apostolic of El Beni (Bolivia) and Titular Bishop of Cuma

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Robert Herman Flock Bever (62)Bishop Robert Herman Flock Bever (62), Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Juan Gómez (57)Bishop Juan Gómez (57), Titular Bishop of Semta and Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Archbishop Sergio Alfredo Gualberti Calandrina (73)Archbishop Sergio Alfredo Gualberti Calandrina (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Jorge Herbas Balderrama, O.F.M. (56)Bishop Jorge Herbas Balderrama, O.F.M. (56), Bishop-Prelate of Aiquile (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop René Leigue Cesari (52)Bishop René Leigue Cesari (52), Titular Bishop of Nepi and Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa (72)Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa (72), Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Brazil

Archbishop Walmor Oliveira de Azevedo (65)Archbishop Walmor Oliveira de Azevedo (65), Metropolitan Archbishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Ordinary of Brazil of the Eastern Rite (Brazil) and President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil

Brazil Brazil

Bishop José Albuquerque de Araújo (51)Bishop José Albuquerque de Araújo (51), Titular Bishop of Altava and Auxiliary Bishop of Manaus (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Benedito Araújo (55)Bishop Benedito Araújo (55), Bishop of Guajará-Mirim (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Bernardo Johannes Bahlmann, O.F.M. (58)Bishop Bernardo Johannes Bahlmann, O.F.M. (58), Bishop of Óbidos (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Sebastião Bandeira Coêlho (60)Bishop Sebastião Bandeira Coêlho (60), Bishop of Coroatá (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Fernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M. (52)Bishop Fernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M. (52), Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Vilsom Basso, S.C.I. (59)Bishop Vilsom Basso, S.C.I. (59), Bishop of Imperatriz (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Archbishop Pedro Brito Guimarães (65)Archbishop Pedro Brito Guimarães (65), Metropolitan Archbishop of Palmas (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S. (71)Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S. (71), Bishop of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Rubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap. (50)Bishop Rubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap. (50), Bishop of Grajaú (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Edmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B. (51)Bishop Edmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B. (51), Titular Bishop of Feradi minus and Auxiliary Bishop of Manaus (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Evaldo Carvalho dos Santos, C.M. (50)Bishop Evaldo Carvalho dos Santos, C.M. (50), Bishop of Viana (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop José Maria Chaves dos Reis (56)Bishop José Maria Chaves dos Reis (56), Bishop of Abaetetuba (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Vital Chitolina, S.C.I. (65)Bishop Vital Chitolina, S.C.I. (65), Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Adriano Ciocca Vasino (70)Bishop Adriano Ciocca Vasino (70), Bishop-Prelate of São Félix (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Jesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R. (67)Bishop Jesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R. (67), Bishop of Bragança do Pará (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Pedro José Conti (69)Bishop Pedro José Conti (69), Bishop of Macapá (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Vital Corbellini (59)Bishop Vital Corbellini (59), Bishop of Marabá (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Archbishop José Belisário da Silva, O.F.M. (74)Archbishop José Belisário da Silva, O.F.M. (74), Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva (52)Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva (52), Bishop of Roraima (Brazil) and Second Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil

Brazil Brazil

Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (56)Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (56), Bishop of Cametá (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Antônio de Assis Ribeiro, S.D.B. (53)Bishop Antônio de Assis Ribeiro, S.D.B. (53), Titular Bishop of Babra and Auxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Wellington Tadeu de Queiroz Vieira (51)Bishop Wellington Tadeu de Queiroz Vieira (51), Bishop of Cristalândia (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Philip Dickmans (56)Bishop Philip Dickmans (56), Bishop of Miracema do Tocantins (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Jacy Diniz Rocha (61)Bishop Jacy Diniz Rocha (61), Bishop of São Luíz de Cáceres (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Retired MonsignorMsgr. José Celestino dos Santos, Diocesan Administrator of Ji-Paraná

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Giuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E. (72)Bishop Giuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E. (72), Bishop of Parintins (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Flávio Giovenale, S.D.B. (65)Bishop Flávio Giovenale, S.D.B. (65), Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Juventino Kestering (73)Bishop Juventino Kestering (73), Bishop of Rondonópolis–Guiratinga (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Canísio Klaus (67)Bishop Canísio Klaus (67), Bishop of Sinop (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Jan Kot, O.M.I. (57)Bishop Jan Kot, O.M.I. (57), Bishop of Zé Doca (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Romualdo Matias Kujawski (72)Bishop Romualdo Matias Kujawski (72), Bishop of Porto Nacional (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Sebastião Lima Duarte (55)Bishop Sebastião Lima Duarte (55), Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Francisco Lima Soares (54)Bishop Francisco Lima Soares (54), Bishop of Carolina (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop José Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V. (57)Bishop José Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V. (57), Bishop-Prelate of Itacoatiara (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Protógenes José Luft, S.C. (70)Bishop Protógenes José Luft, S.C. (70), Bishop of Barra do Garças (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Odirley Maia, Diocesan Administrator of Santarém

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Armando Martín Gutiérrez, F.A.M. (64)Bishop Armando Martín Gutiérrez, F.A.M. (64), Bishop of Bacabal (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Teodoro Mendes Tavares, C.S.Sp. (55)Bishop Teodoro Mendes Tavares, C.S.Sp. (55), Bishop of Ponta de Pedras (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Franz Josef Meinrad Merkel, C.S.Sp. (75)Bishop Franz Josef Meinrad Merkel, C.S.Sp. (75), Bishop of Humaitá (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (58)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (58), Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Archbishop Roque Paloschi (62)Archbishop Roque Paloschi (62), Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R. (51)Bishop Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R. (51), Bishop-Prelate of Borba (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Giovane Pereira de Melo (60)Bishop Giovane Pereira de Melo (60), Bishop of Tocantinópolis (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Joaquín Pertíñez Fernández, O.A.R. (67)Bishop Joaquín Pertíñez Fernández, O.A.R. (67), Bishop of Rio Branco (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Marek Marian Piatek, C.SS.R. (64)Bishop Marek Marian Piatek, C.SS.R. (64), Bishop of Coari (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Elio Rama, I.M.C. (65)Bishop Elio Rama, I.M.C. (65), Bishop of Pinheiro (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Irineu Roman, C.S.I. (61)Bishop Irineu Roman, C.S.I. (61), Titular Bishop of Sertei and Auxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Santiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R. (62)Bishop Santiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R. (62), Bishop-Prelate of Lábrea (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Wilmar Santin, O. Carm. (66)Bishop Wilmar Santin, O. Carm. (66), Bishop-Prelate of Itaituba (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (58)Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (58), Bishop of Brejo (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Evaristo Pascoal Spengler, O.F.M. (60)Bishop Evaristo Pascoal Spengler, O.F.M. (60), Bishop-Prelate of Marajó (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Edson Tasquetto Damian (71)Bishop Edson Tasquetto Damian (71), Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Archbishop Alberto Taveira Corrêa (69)Archbishop Alberto Taveira Corrêa (69), Metropolitan Archbishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Neri José Tondello (55)Bishop Neri José Tondello (55), Bishop of Juína (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Carlos Verzeletti (69)Bishop Carlos Verzeletti (69), Bishop of Castanhal (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Dominique Marie Jean Denis You (64)Bishop Dominique Marie Jean Denis You (64), Bishop of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Adolfo Zon Pereira, S.X. (63)Bishop Adolfo Zon Pereira, S.X. (63), Bishop of Alto Solimões (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Colombia

Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega (72)Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega (72), Metropolitan Archbishop of Villavicencio (Colombia) and President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Edgar Aristizábal Quintero (53)Bishop Edgar Aristizábal Quintero (53), Bishop of Yopal (Colombia)

Colombia Colombia

Retired PriestFr. José María Bolívar Monroy, Diocesan Administrator of Arauca

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Nelson Jair Cardona Ramírez (50)Bishop Nelson Jair Cardona Ramírez (50), Bishop of San José del Guaviare (Colombia)

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Joselito Carreño Quiñonez, M.X.Y. (53)Bishop Joselito Carreño Quiñonez, M.X.Y. (53), Vicar Apostolic of Inírida (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Paria in Proconsolare

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Raúl Alfonso Carrillo Martínez (55)Bishop Raúl Alfonso Carrillo Martínez (55), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Afufenia

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R. (61)Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R. (61), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Zarna

Colombia Colombia

Bishop José Figueroa Gómez (73)Bishop José Figueroa Gómez (73), Bishop of Granada (Colombia)

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Medardo de Jesús Henao del Río, M.X.Y. (52)Bishop Medardo de Jesús Henao del Río, M.X.Y. (52), Vicar Apostolic of Mitú (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Casæ medianæ

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Luis Albeiro Maldonado Monsalve (61)Bishop Luis Albeiro Maldonado Monsalve (61), Bishop of Mocoa–Sibundoy (Colombia)

Colombia Colombia

Archbishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (53)Archbishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (53), Metropolitan Archbishop of Florencia (Colombia)

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Francisco Javier Múnera Correa, I.M.C. (62)Bishop Francisco Javier Múnera Correa, I.M.C. (62), Bishop of San Vicente del Caguán (Colombia)

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Joaquín Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C. (50)Bishop Joaquín Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C. (50), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Leguízamo–Solano (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Otočac

Colombia Colombia

Bishop Héctor Javier Pizarro Acevedo, O.A.R. (68)Bishop Héctor Javier Pizarro Acevedo, O.A.R. (68), Vicar Apostolic of Trinidad (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Ceramus

Colombia Colombia

Bishop José de Jesús Quintero Díaz (70)Bishop José de Jesús Quintero Díaz (70), Vicar Apostolic of Leticia (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Chimæra

Colombia Colombia

Ecuador

Bishop Eugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.J. (74)Bishop Eugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.J. (74), Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Ecuador), Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Proconsulari and President of Episcopal Conference of Ecuador

Ecuador Ecuador

Bishop Rafael Cob García (67)Bishop Rafael Cob García (67), Vicar Apostolic of Puyo (Ecuador) and Titular Bishop of Cerbali

Ecuador Ecuador

Bishop Walter Jehová Heras Segarra, O.F.M. (55)Bishop Walter Jehová Heras Segarra, O.F.M. (55), Vicar Apostolic of Zamora (Ecuador) and Titular Bishop of Vazari

Ecuador Ecuador

Bishop José Adalberto Jiménez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap. (50)Bishop José Adalberto Jiménez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap. (50), Vicar Apostolic of Aguarico (Ecuador) and Titular Bishop of Ubaba

Ecuador Ecuador

Bishop Celmo Lazzari, C.S.I. (63)Bishop Celmo Lazzari, C.S.I. (63), Vicar Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Ecuador) and Titular Bishop of Muzuca in Proconsulari

Ecuador Ecuador

Bishop Néstor Vidal Montesdeoca Becerra, S.D.B. (62)Bishop Néstor Vidal Montesdeoca Becerra, S.D.B. (62), Vicar Apostolic of Méndez (Ecuador) and Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Mauretania

Ecuador Ecuador

Bishop Adelio Pasqualotto, C.S.I. (69)Bishop Adelio Pasqualotto, C.S.I. (69), Vicar Apostolic of Napo (Ecuador) and Titular Bishop of Abthugni

Ecuador Ecuador

Peru

Archbishop Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (71)Archbishop Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (71), Metropolitan Archbishop of Trujillo (Peru), President of Episcopal Conference of Peru and President of Latin American Episcopal Council

Peru Peru

Bishop Emiliano Antonio Cisneros Martínez, O.A.R. (74)Bishop Emiliano Antonio Cisneros Martínez, O.A.R. (74), Bishop of Chachapoyas (Peru)

Peru Peru

Bishop Rafael Alfonso Escudero López-Brea (57)Bishop Rafael Alfonso Escudero López-Brea (57), Bishop-Prelate of Moyobamba (Peru)

Peru Peru

Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (49)Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (49), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Izirzada

Peru Peru

Bishop Neri Menor Vargas, O.F.M. (59)Bishop Neri Menor Vargas, O.F.M. (59), Bishop of Huánuco (Peru)

Peru Peru

Bishop Miguel Olaortúa Laspra, O.S.A. (56)Bishop Miguel Olaortúa Laspra, O.S.A. (56), Vicar Apostolic of Iquitos (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Abbir Maius

Peru Peru

Bishop Juan Bautista Tomás Oliver Climent, O.F.M. (68)Bishop Juan Bautista Tomás Oliver Climent, O.F.M. (68), Vicar Apostolic of Requena (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Legis Volumni

Peru Peru

Bishop Augusto Martín Quijano Rodríguez, S.D.B. (50)Bishop Augusto Martín Quijano Rodríguez, S.D.B. (50), Vicar Apostolic of Pucallpa (Peru)

Peru Peru

Bishop José Javier Travieso Martín, C.M.F. (67)Bishop José Javier Travieso Martín, C.M.F. (67), Vicar Apostolic of San José de Amazonas (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Tubusuptu

Peru Peru

Bishop Gilberto Alfredo Vizcarra Mori, S.J. (59)Bishop Gilberto Alfredo Vizcarra Mori, S.J. (59), Vicar Apostolic of Jaén en Perú (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Autenti

Peru Peru

Bishop Gerardo Antonio Zerdín Bukovec, O.F.M. (69)Bishop Gerardo Antonio Zerdín Bukovec, O.F.M. (69), Vicar Apostolic of San Ramón (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Thucca terebenthina

Peru Peru

Venezuela

Archbishop José Luis Azuaje Ayala (61)Archbishop José Luis Azuaje Ayala (61), Metropolitan Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) and President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Venezuela Venezuela

Bishop Felipe González González, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Felipe González González, O.F.M. Cap. (74), Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela) and Titular Bishop of Sinnuara

Venezuela Venezuela

Bishop Pablo Modesto González Pérez, S.D.B. (60)Bishop Pablo Modesto González Pérez, S.D.B. (60), Bishop of Guasdualito (Venezuela)

Venezuela Venezuela

Archbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (68)Archbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (68), Metropolitan Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela)

Venezuela Venezuela

Bishop Jonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B. (67)Bishop Jonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B. (67), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho (Venezuela) and Titular Bishop of Canapium

Venezuela Venezuela

Bishop Ernesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap. (59)Bishop Ernesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap. (59), Vicar Apostolic of Tucupita (Venezuela) and Titular Bishop of Nova Sparsa

Venezuela Venezuela

Bishop Helizandro Emiro Terán Bermúdez, O.S.A. (54)Bishop Helizandro Emiro Terán Bermúdez, O.S.A. (54), Bishop of Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela)

Venezuela Venezuela
XII. Heads of the Dicasteries of the Roman Curia

Cardinal Pietro Parolin (64)Cardinal Pietro Parolin (64), Cardinal-Bishop of Ss. Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre Angela, Secretary of State of Secretariat of State, President of Interdicasterial Commission for the Church in Eastern Europe, President of Interdicasterial Commission on Particular Churches, Member of Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for Works of Religion, Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia and Cardinal Protector of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy

Italy Italy

Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J. (75)Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J. (75), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio, Prefect of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, President of Pontifical Biblical Commission and President of International Theological Commission

Spain Spain

Cardinal Robert Sarah (74)Cardinal Robert Sarah (74), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giovanni Bosco in Via Tuscolana, Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Conakry (Guinea)

Guinea Guinea

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S. (75)Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S. (75), Cardinal-Bishop of S. Maria in Traspontina, Prefect of Congregation for Bishops and President of Pontifical Commission for Latin America

Canada Canada

Cardinal Fernando Filoni (73)Cardinal Fernando Filoni (73), Cardinal-Bishop of Nostra Signora di Coromoto in S. Giovanni di Dio, Prefect of Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, President of Interdicasterial Commission for Consecrated Religious and Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Urbaniana University

Italy Italy

Cardinal Beniamino Stella (78)Cardinal Beniamino Stella (78), Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Cosma e Damiano, Prefect of Congregation for Clergy and President of Interdicasterial Commission for Candidates to Sacred Order

Italy Italy

Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz (72)Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz (72), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Elena fuori Porta Prenestina, Prefect of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Brasília (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi (76)Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi (76), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio, Prefect of Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions), President of Pontifical Work for Ecclesiastical Vocations, Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta graviora, Patron of Pontifical Superior Institute of Latinità, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Gregorian University, Pontifical Delegate for Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception and Bishop emeritus of Alessandria (Italy)

Italy Italy

Cardinal Kevin Joseph Farrell (72)Cardinal Kevin Joseph Farrell (72), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giuliano Martire, Prefect of Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church of Apostolic Camera and Bishop emeritus of Dallas (USA)

USA USA

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson (70)Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson (70), Cardinal-Priest of S. Liborio, Prefect of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cape Coast (Ghana)

Ghana Ghana

Cardinal Mauro Piacenza (75)Cardinal Mauro Piacenza (75), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Paolo alle Tre Fontane and Major Penitentiary of Apostolic Penitentiary

Italy Italy

Cardinal Kurt Koch (69)Cardinal Kurt Koch (69), Cardinal-Deacon of Nostra Signora del Sacro Cuore, President of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, President of Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and Bishop emeritus of Basel (Switzerland)

Switzerland Switzerland

Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella (68)Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella (Rino) (68), Titular Archbishop of Voghenza, President of Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization and President of International Council for Catechesis

Italy Italy
XIII. Pontifical Appointments

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, O.P. (74)Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, O.P. (74), Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin Lavoratore, Metropolitan Archbishop of Wien (Austria), Ordinary of Austria of the Eastern Rite (Austria), President of Episcopal Conference of Austria and Member of Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for Works of Religion

Austria Austria

Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B. (76)Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B. (76), Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Speranza, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) and Coordinator of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Honduras Honduras

Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. (75)Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. (75), Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Vittoria, Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA), President of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

USA USA

Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (76)Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (76), Cardinal-Priest of Gran Madre di Dio, Metropolitan Archbishop of Genova (Italy) and President of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences

Italy Italy

Cardinal Oswald Gracias (74)Cardinal Oswald Gracias (74), Cardinal-Priest of S. Paolo della Croce a «Corviale», Metropolitan Archbishop of Bombay (India), President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, Second Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee and Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

India India

Cardinal Reinhard Marx (66)Cardinal Reinhard Marx (66), Cardinal-Priest of S. Corbiniano, Metropolitan Archbishop of München und Freising (Germany), Coordinator of Council for the Economy, President of German Episcopal Conference and Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Germany Germany

Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo (74)Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo (74), Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni Evangelista e Petronio, Metropolitan Archbishop of Mérida (Venezuela) and Apostolic Administrator of Caracas (Venezuela)

Venezuela Venezuela

Cardinal John Ribat, M.S.C. (62)Cardinal John Ribat, M.S.C. (62), Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi and Metropolitan Archbishop of Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello (77)Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello (77), Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Vito, Modesto e Crescenzia, President of Governorate of Vatican City State, President of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Italy Italy

Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap. (59)Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap. (59), Cardinal-Priest of S. Gabriele Arcangelo all’Acqua Traversa, Metropolitan Archbishop of Kinshasa (Congo-Kinshasa) and Vice-President of National Episcopal Conference of Congo

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (61)Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (61), Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto, Archbishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) and President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community

Luxembourg Luxembourg

Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J. (73)Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J. (73), Cardinal-Deacon of S. Michele Arcangelo and Undersecretary of Migrant and Refugee Section of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Canada Canada

Archbishop Marcel Madila Basanguka (64)Archbishop Marcel Madila Basanguka (64), Metropolitan Archbishop of Kananga (Congo-Kinshasa), President of Association des Conférences Episcopales de la Région de l’Afrique Central (A.C.E.R.A.C.)

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Archbishop Filippo Santoro (71)Archbishop Filippo Santoro (71), Metropolitan Archbishop of Taranto (Italy)

Italy Italy

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia (74)Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia (74), President of Pontifical Academy for Life, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for Matrimonial and Family Science, Archbishop ad personam and Bishop emeritus of Terni–Narni–Amelia (Italy)

Italy Italy

Bishop Marcello Semeraro (71)Bishop Marcello Semeraro (71), Bishop of Albano (Italy), Apostolic Administrator of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata of the Italo-Albanese (Italy), Secretary of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia and Pontifical Delegate for Italian Basilian Order of Grottaferrata

Italy Italy

Bishop Lionel Gendron, P.S.S. (75)Bishop Lionel Gendron, P.S.S. (75), Bishop of Saint-Jean–Longueuil (Canada)

Canada Canada

Bishop Ambrogio Spreafico (69)Bishop Ambrogio Spreafico (69), Bishop of Frosinone–Veroli–Ferentino (Italy)

Italy Italy

Bishop Robert Walter McElroy (65)Bishop Robert Walter McElroy (65), Bishop of San Diego (USA)

USA USA

Bishop Ángel José Macín (52)Bishop Ángel José Macín (52), Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina)

Argentina Argentina

Bishop Domenico Pompili (56)Bishop Domenico Pompili (56), Bishop of Rieti (Italy)

Italy Italy

Bishop Jesús Esteban Sádaba Pérez, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Bishop Jesús Esteban Sádaba Pérez, O.F.M. Cap. (77), Titular Bishop of Assuras and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Aguarico (Ecuador)

Ecuador Ecuador

Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R. (75)Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R. (75), Titular Bishop of Sinnipsa and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Reyes (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bolivia

Bishop Gaetano Galbusera Fumagalli, S.D.B. (79)Bishop Gaetano Galbusera Fumagalli, S.D.B. (79), Titular Bishop of Mascula and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Pucallpa (Peru)

Peru Peru

Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo (77)Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo (77), Titular Bishop of Vescovìo, Secretary of Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, Chancellor of Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and Chancellor of Pontifical Academies of Sciences

Argentina Argentina

Bishop Marco Mellino (53)Bishop Marco Mellino (53), Titular Bishop of Cresima and Adjunct Secretary of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Sebastián Robledo, O.F.M., Pastor of Iglesia San Francisco Solano, Corrientes

Argentina Argentina

Fr. Antonio Spadaro, S.J. (53)Fr. Antonio Spadaro, S.J. (53), Member of Vatican Media Committee, Director of “La Civiltà Cattolica”

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Mauricio García Durán, S.J., Director of Jesuit Refugee Service

Colombia Colombia

Fr. Giacomo Costa, S.J. (52)Fr. Giacomo Costa, S.J. (52), Director of “Aggiornamenti Sociali”, President of Fondazione Culturale San Fedele, Vice-President of Fondazione Carlo Maria Martini

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Martín Lasarte Topolanski, S.D.B., Collaborator of Central Salesian Dicastery of Missions

Angola Angola

Fr. Rossano Sala, S.D.B. (49)Fr. Rossano Sala, S.D.B. (49), Professor of Youth Ministry of Salesian Pontifical University, Director of “Note di Pastorale Giovanile”

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Claudio Siquihua Pérez, Pastor of Iglesia Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Aucayo

Peru Peru
XIV. Elected by the Union of Superior Generals

Retired PriestFr. Saul Ruiz Alvarez, S.X., Regional Superior of North Brazil – Amazon of Xaverian Missionary Fathers (Xaverians)

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Dario Bossi, M.C.C.J., Provincial Superior of Brazil of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (Comboni Missionaries), Member of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Valmir Ramos, O.F.M., General Counsellor for Latin America and General Animator for Evangelization of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Roberto Carrasco, O.M.I., Second Cycle student at Salesian Pontifical University, Licenciate in Social Communications Sciences

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Celestino Ceretta, S.A.C., Parrochial Vicar, Auxiliary of Pastoral Area of Ponta Negra of Manaus, Professor of Amazon Church History

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. José Amarildo Luciano da Silva, C.SS.R., Vice-Provincial Superior in Manaus of Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Alfredo Ferro Medina, S.J., Coordinator of Pan-Amazon Project of Conference of Jesuit Provincials of Latin America

Colombia Colombia

Retired PriestFr. Sidney Dornelas, C.S., Director of Centre for Latin American Migration Studies

Argentina Argentina

Fr. Rosario Cimino, P.O.C.R. (48)Fr. Rosario Cimino (Salvatore), P.O.C.R. (48), Superior General of Pious Workers Rural Catechists (Ardorini Missionaries)

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Raimundo Aristides da Silva, C.R.L., Parrochial Vicar, Teacher of Biblical Pastoral Theology at “Centro Biblico Verbo”

Brazil Brazil

Fr. Jesús María Aristín Seco, C.P.Fr. Jesús María Aristín Seco, C.P., Apostolic Administrator of Yurimaguas (Peru)

Peru Peru

Retired PriestFr. Miguel Angel González Antolín, F.S.F., Director of Holy Family School of Ambato

Ecuador Ecuador

Retired PriestFr. Roberto Jaramillo, S.J., President of Conference of Jesuit Provincials of Latin America

Peru Peru

Retired PriestFr. Gilberto Orsolin, S.A.C., Member of Provincial Council of Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines), Director of Pallotine Faculty of St. Mary

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. José Boeing, S.V.D., Pastor of Igreja São José Operário, Trairão, Pastoral work in justice, peace and integrity of creation

Brazil Brazil
XV. Members of Pre-Synodal Council

Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. (85)Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, O.F.M. (85), Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Paulo (Brazil), Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Clergy and President emeritus of International Council for Catechesis, President of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Brazil Brazil

Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes (69)Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes (69), Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Fabiano e Venanzio a Villa Fiorelli and Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico)

Mexico Mexico

Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (75)Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (75), Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense, Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Peru, Vice-President of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Peru Peru

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson (70)Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson (70), Cardinal-Priest of S. Liborio, Prefect of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cape Coast (Ghana)

Ghana Ghana

Bishop José Angel Divassón Cilveti, S.D.B. (80)Bishop José Angel Divassón Cilveti, S.D.B. (80), Titular Bishop of Bamaccora and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Puerto Ayacucho (Venezuela)

Venezuela Venezuela

Archbishop Edmundo Ponciano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B. (74)Archbishop Edmundo Ponciano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B. (74), Metropolitan Archbishop of Asunción (Paraguay)

Paraguay Paraguay

Bishop Óscar Vicente Ojea (72)Bishop Óscar Vicente Ojea (72), Bishop of San Isidro (Argentina) and President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina

Argentina Argentina

Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher (65)Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher (65), Titular Archbishop of Hodelm, Secretary for Relations with States of Secretariat of State and Secretary of Interdicasterial Commission for the Church in Eastern Europe

England England

Archbishop Roque Paloschi (62)Archbishop Roque Paloschi (62), Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Joaquín Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C. (50)Bishop Joaquín Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C. (50), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Leguízamo–Solano (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Otočac

Colombia Colombia

Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (49)Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (49), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Izirzada

Peru Peru

Bishop Rafael Cob García (67)Bishop Rafael Cob García (67), Vicar Apostolic of Puyo (Ecuador) and Titular Bishop of Cerbali

Ecuador Ecuador

Bishop Neri José Tondello (55)Bishop Neri José Tondello (55), Bishop of Juína (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (80)Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (80), Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Xingu (Brazil)

Brazil Brazil

Bishop Karel Martinus Choennie (60)Bishop Karel Martinus Choennie (60), Bishop of Paramaribo (Suriname)

Suriname Suriname

Bishop Eugenio Coter (62)Bishop Eugenio Coter (62), Vicar Apostolic of Pando (Bolivia) and Titular Bishop of Thibiuca

Bolivia Bolivia

Sr. Gloria Liliana Franco Echeverri, O.D.N., President of Latin-American Confederation of Religious

Colombia Colombia

Sr. Maria Irene Lopes Dos Santos, S.C.M.S.T.B.G., Assessor of Episcopal Commission for Amazon of Conferência Nacional dos Bispos do Brasil (C.N.B.B.)

Brazil Brazil

Mr. Mauricio López Oropeza, Executive Secretary of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Ecuador Ecuador
XVI. Undersecretary of the Synod of Bishops

Bishop Fabio Fabene (60)Bishop Fabio Fabene (60), Titular Bishop of Montefiascone and Undersecretary of Synod of Bishops

Italy Italy

Other Participants (140)

I. Collaborators with the Special Secretary (Experts)

Mr. Joaquim Alberto Andrade Silva, Expert in pastoral care and human rights of Brazilian Union of Catholic Education

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Adelson Araújo dos Santos, S.J., Professor of Institute of Spirituality at Pontifical Gregorian University

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Mercedes Virginia Arroyo Rizopatrón, C.M.S.C.J., active in the native community of Caco Macaya, from the Shipibo-Konibo ethnic group in the Department of Ucayali

Peru Peru

Retired PriestFr. Giovanni Bottasso, S.D.B., Former Professor at Salesian University of Quito, Researcher specializing in Amazon and native peoples

Ecuador Ecuador

Retired PriestFr. Agenor Brighenti, President of National Institute of Pastoral Care of the Episcopal Conference of Brazil, Member of Theological Reflection Team of CELAM

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Giuseppe Buffon, O.F.M., Dean of Faculty of Theology of Pontifical University Antonianum

Italy Italy

Retired MonsignorMsgr. Raimundo Possidonio Carrera da Mata, Professor of ecclesiastical history, Vicar General of Belém do Pará

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Víctor Codina, S.J., Professor of theology at Catholic University of Cochabamba

Bolivia Bolivia

Dr. Marcia María de Oliveira, Doctor in Amazonian society and culture, Post-Graduate in society and frontiers, Expert in the Church history in the Amazon

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Bernardo Estrada, Ordinary Professor of New Testament at Pontifical University of the Holy Cross

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Carlos María Galli, Member of International Theological Commission, Professor of theology at Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina

Argentina Argentina

Retired PriestFr. Paolo Garuti, O.P., Ordinary Professor of New Testament exegesis at Pontifical University of St. Thomas of Rome, Professor of École Biblique et Archéologique Française of Jerusalem

Italy Italy

Dr. Ima Célia Guimarães Vieira, Member of National Commission for the Conama environment

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. José María Hernández Martinez, C.M.F., Professor emeritus of sacramental theology

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Peter Hughes, Expert in social doctrine of the Church and Magisterium in Latin America

Peru Peru

Retired PriestFr. Mauricio Jardim, President of Pontifical Mission Societies in Brazil

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Eleazar López Hernández, Expert in Indian theology, Indigenous Catholic priest belonging to the Zapotec people, Member of National Centre for Aid to Indigenous Missions

Mexico Mexico

Retired PriestFr. Roberto Malvezzi, Expert in environmental medium, particularly on water

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Fernando Héctor Roca Alcázar, S.J., Doctor in social anthropology and ethnobiology, Expert in Amazonia and botany

Peru Peru

Retired PriestFr. Manuel Jesús Romero Blanco, O.P., Doctorate student in the history of the Amazonian Church

Spain Spain

Retired PriestFr. Justino Sarmento Rezende, S.D.B., Expert in indigenous spirituality and inculturated pastoral care

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Paulo Suess, Doctor in fundamental theology, Expert in inculturated and pastoral theology in the Amazon among indigenous peoples

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Birgit Weiler, M.M.S., Collaborator in the pastoral care of creation of the Episcopal Commission for Social Action of Conferencia Episcopal Peruana

Peru Peru

Fr. Humberto Miguel Yáñez, S.J., Member emeritus of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, Professor of moral theology at Pontifical Gregorian University

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Augusto Zampini, Official of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Vatican City State Vatican City State
II. Auditors

Mr. Aikumale Alemin, Permanent Deacon candidate, Member of “Amerindian Wayana” ethnic group

French Guiana French Guiana

Ms. Dorismeire Almeida de Vasconcelos, Coordinator of pastoral care and movements for the defense of human and environmental rights of Xingu

Brazil Brazil

Deacon Francisco Andrade de Lima, Executive Secretary of the North 1 Region of Conferência Nacional dos Bispos do Brasil (C.N.B.B.)

Brazil Brazil

Dr. Tania Ávila Meneses, Youth pastoral worker

Bolivia Bolivia

Retired PriestFr. Carlos Azcona, O.F.M. Cap., Member of “Tiputini” Fraternity

Ecuador Ecuador

Sr. Roselei Bertoldo, I.C.M., Member of “Um Grito pela Vida” anti-trafficking Network, Frontier Church, fighting against human trafficking

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Marlene Fatima Betlinski, S.F.A., Head of the General Administration of the 37 rural communities of the Santa Clara Pastoral Area of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Daniela Adriana Cannavina, S.C.M.R., Secretary General of Latin-American Confederation of Religious (CLAR), Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Colombia Colombia

Retired PriestFr. Guilhermo Antonio Cardona Grisales, S.J., Director of Centre of Human Rights of Manaus

Brazil Brazil

Prof. Guzmán Carriquiry Lecour (75), Secretary of Vice-President of Pontifical Commission for Latin America

Uruguay Uruguay

Ms. Leah Rose Casimero, Academic coordinator of Quality Bilingual Education Programme for Wapichan children (QBEWC)

Guyana Guyana

Sr. Alba Teresa Cediel Castillo, M.M.L., Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Colombia Colombia

Ms. Judite da Rocha, National coordinator of Movement of the Dam Victims

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Corrado Dalmonego, I.M.C., Missionary in the state of Roraima, at the Yanomami community

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Raimunda Nonata de Aguiar Bezerra, S.N.S., Coordinator of justice and peace, Representative of NGO “UNANIMA” at the United Nations, Member of “Um Grito pela Vida” anti-trafficking Network, Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Brazil Brazil

Dr. Felicio de Araujo Pontes Junior, Attorney of the Republic, Specialist in the rights of indigenous people

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Maria Carmelita de Lima Conceição, F.M.A., Provincial Superior of “Laura Vicuña” of Manaus, Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Mariluce dos Santos Mesquita, F.M.A., belonging to the Barassana ethnic group

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Marie Henriqueta Ferreira Cavalcante, Commission of Justice and Peace of Belém do Pará, Frontier Church, Member of “Um Grito pela Vida” anti-trafficking Network

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Gloria Liliana Franco Echeverri, O.D.N., President of Latin-American Confederation of Religious (CLAR)

Colombia Colombia

Sr. Francinete Galvão Noronha, belonging to the Tuyuka ethnic group

Brazil Brazil

Mr. Domenico Gaudioso, Expert in climate change, Former manager at Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA)

Italy Italy

Ms. Lidia Gloria Grefa Tanguila, Indigenous broadcaster of Radio Voz del Napo

Ecuador Ecuador

Ms. Patricia Gualinga, Indigenous leader in defending the human rights of the Kichwa communities of Sarayaku

Ecuador Ecuador

Mr. José Narciso Jamioy Muchavisoy, Professional in business administration and master in ethnolinguistics, Taita (master) of the Kamëntsá clan

Colombia Colombia

Dr. John Aloysius Rajkumar, Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis

France France

Mr. César Leonidas Licuy Grefa, Representative of Servidores de la Iglesia Católica de Nacionalidades Indígenas of Ecuador (SICNIE)

Ecuador Ecuador

Retired PriestFr. Zenildo Lima da Silva, Rector of St. Joseph Seminary of Manaus, Vice-President of Organization of Seminaries and Institutes of Brazil (OSIB)

Brazil Brazil

Sr. María Irene Lopes dos Santos, S.C.M.S.T.B.G., Assessor of the Episcopal Commission for the Amazon of Conferência Nacional dos Bispos do Brasil (C.N.B.B.)

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Luis Ferney López Jiménez, Secretary of the Administrative Council of Fondazione Populorum Progressio

Colombia Colombia

Mr. Mauricio López Oropeza, Executive Secretary of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Ecuador Ecuador

Retired PriestFr. Joao Gutemberg Mariano Coelho Sampaio, F.M.S., Organizer of activities and initiatives on integral ecology of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)

Brazil Brazil

Ms. Moema Maria Marques de Miranda, Assessor of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM), Assessor of Churches and mining

Brazil Brazil

Mr. Enrique Matareco Pofueco, Faith animator and Leader of the Ignaciano Mojeño indigenous people in Bolivia

Bolivia Bolivia

Retired PriestFr. Rigobert Minani, S.J., Coordinator of “Réseu Ecclesial du Bassin du Congo” (REBAC)

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Sr. Arizete Miranda Dinelly, C.S.A., Member of Itinerant team “Tenda Amazônica”, Member of Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM), Member of Latin-American Confederation of Religious (CLAR), Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Giovanni Mometti, Priest of Brescia, Missionary in the Amazon

Italy Italy

Sr. Gervis Monteiro da Silva, F.S.P., Member of Itinerant team in the Amazionian region, Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Mary Agnes Njeri Mwangi, S.M.C., Expert in indigenous theology and interreligious dialogue, involved in the journey of the Church in Roraima, particularly in the pastoral care of original people, Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Brazil Brazil

Ms. Maria Petronila Neto, Pastoral care worker of Porto Velho

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Raimundo Vanthuy Neto, Director of Institute of Pastoral Theology and Higher Education of the Amazon (ITEPES)

Brazil Brazil

Ms. Yesica Patiachi Tayori, Bilingual teacher of the indigenous Harakbut people, Member of the indigenous pastoral ministry of Puerto Maldonado

Peru Peru

Sr. Laura Vicuña Pereira Manso, C.F., Pastoral care worker for the Karipuna people

Brazil Brazil

Mr. Silverius Vitus Perry, belonging to the Wapichan ethnic group, Bilingual coordinator of the “Wapichan children” educational program

Guyana Guyana

Mr. Carlo Petrini, Founder and President of Slow Food non-profit association, President of University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo

Italy Italy

Ms. Anitalia Claxi Pijachi Kuyuedo, Promotor of cultural identity and bilingual education of the indigenous Huitoto Ocaina people

Colombia Colombia

Deacon Francisco Salvador Pontes Filho, Deacon of Manaus, President of National Commission of Deacons

Brazil Brazil

Ms. Marcivana Rodrigues Paiva, Representative of the Sateré-Mawé ethnic group

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Zully Rosa Rojas Quispe, M.D.R., Member of “Bajo Madre de Dios” itinerant team, committed to indigenous pastoral care of Puerto Maldonado, Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Peru Peru

Sr. Nelly Sempértegui Ramirez, E.S.C.J., Lecturer and Director of Superior Public Technological Institute in Consorcanqui, Member of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Peru Peru

Mr. Delio Siticonatzi Camaiteri, belonging to the Ashaninca ethnic group

Peru Peru

Mr. César Tánguila, President of Servidores de la Iglesia Católica de Nacionalidades Indígenas of Ecuador (SICNIE)

Ecuador Ecuador

Dr. Eutimio Tiliacos, Secretary General of Fondazione Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice

Italy Italy

Mr. Tapi Yawalapiti, Leader of 16 tribes of Alto-Xingu in Mato Grosso

Brazil Brazil

Sr. Inés Azucena Zambrano Jara, M.M.I.

Colombia Colombia
III. Secretariat General of the Synod of Bishops

Members

Retired MonsignorMsgr. Etienne Brocard, Priest of Tehran

Iran Iran

Dr. Alfonso Salvatore Cauteruccio

Italy Italy

Retired MonsignorMsgr. Daniel Estivill, Professor emeritus of Iconography and Iconology of Pontifical Gregorian University

Argentina Argentina

Retired PriestFr. Ambrogio Ivan Samus, O.S.B.M.

Vatican City State Vatican City State

Retired PriestFr. Raffaele Lanzilli, S.J.

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Pasquale Bua, Priest of Latina–Terracina–Sezze–Priverno

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Justo Ariel Beramendi Orellana

Colombia Colombia

Dr. Cristiane Murray (57), Deputy Director of Press Office of the Holy See

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Pablo Mora, S.J.

Peru Peru

Ms. Paola Volterra Toppano

Italy Italy

Dr. Federica Vivian

Italy Italy

Mr. Pietro Camilli

Italy Italy

Mr. Andrea Cimino

Italy Italy

Consultors

Fr. Manuel Jesús Arroba Conde, C.M.F. (62)Fr. Manuel Jesús Arroba Conde, C.M.F. (62), Professor of procedural law, Judge of Rota of Madrid

Spain Spain

Sr. María Luisa Berzosa González, F.I., Intercultural collaborator of “Fe y Alegría” NGO

Spain Spain

Retired PriestFr. Giuseppe Bonfrate, Professor at the Faculty of Theology of Pontifical Gregorian University

Italy Italy

Prof. Cecilia Costa, Professor of sociology of Università Roma Tre

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Maurizio Gronchi, Professor of dogmatic theology of Pontifical Urbaniana University, Consultor of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Italy Italy

Retired MonsignorMsgr. Michele Giulio Masciarelli, Professor of dogmatic theology at Marianum Faculty in Rome, Professor of fundamental theology at Istituto Teologico Abruzzese-Molisano di Chieti

Italy Italy

Collaborators of the Secretariat General

Retired PriestFr. Matthew Baldwin, Lecturer of sacramental theology of Catholic Theological College

Australia Australia

Retired MonsignorMsgr. Zvonimir Seršić, Head of Cultural Heritage Office of Krk

Croatia Croatia

Retired PriestFr. Leandro dos Santos Pereira, S.D.P., Assistant for communication

Brazil Brazil

Assistants

Retired PriestFr. Micael Carlos Andrejzwski

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Robert Lundy Antonio, L.C.

USA USA

Retired PriestFr. Samuel Alexis Arias Meza

Colombia Colombia

Retired PriestFr. Emmanuel Enrico Ayo

Philippines Philippines

Retired PriestFr. Alexandre Boratti Favretto

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Erik Burckel, L.C.

USA USA

Retired PriestFr. Antonio Cavero Sanchís

Spain Spain

Mr. Riccardo Cendamo, Seminarian

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Alfredo José Colfer Cornejo

Peru Peru

Retired PriestFr. Elizeu Conceição, C.S.S.

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Horacio Day

Argentina Argentina

Retired PriestFr. Antonio Donadio

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Jose Raymundo dos Santos

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Márcio Fernando França

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Sebastião Junior Ferreira Braga

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Jorge Orlando Gauna

Argentina Argentina

Retired PriestFr. Juan Diego Giraldo, P.S.S.

Colombia Colombia

Retired PriestFr. Antonio González

Mexico Mexico

Retired PriestFr. Pedro Ezequiel González Caraballo

Venezuela Venezuela

Retired PriestFr. Carlos Fernando Hernández-Sanchez

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. José Luis Iñiguez

Mexico Mexico

Retired PriestFr. Luis Emilio Jiménez Chanci

Colombia Colombia

Retired PriestFr. Miroslaw Juchno

Poland Poland

Retired PriestFr. Thomas Kallikat

India India

Mr. Samuel Piermarini, Seminarian

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Sérgio Pinho Leal

Portugal Portugal

Retired PriestFr. Dario Ruà

Italy Italy

Retired PriestFr. Bernardo Siller Adame, L.C.

Mexico Mexico

Retired PriestFr. Ernesto Simroth Cuevas, L.C.

Mexico Mexico

Retired PriestFr. Carlos Marcelo Singh Mesconi

Argentina Argentina

Retired PriestFr. Luiz Albertus Sleutjes

Brazil Brazil

Retired PriestFr. Carlos Enrique Zarate Real

Mexico Mexico

Collaborators for Communication

Dr. Cristiane Murray (57), Deputy Director of Press Office of the Holy See

Brazil Brazil

Dr. Raúl Cabrera Pérez, for Spanish language

Peru Peru

Dr. Barbara Castelli, for Italian language

Italy Italy

Dr. Romilda Ferrauto, for French language

France France

Dr. Silvonei José Protz, for Portuguese language

Portugal Portugal

Sr. Bernadette Mary Kathleen Reis, F.S.P., for English language

USA USA

Dr. Gudrun Sailer, for German language

Australia Australia

Fraternal Delegates (6)

Mr. Pedro Arana Quiroz, Pastor of Presbyterian Church

Peru Peru

Prof. Moab César Carvalho Costa, Member of Assembly of God

Brazil Brazil

Mr. Edgar Castaño, President of Evangelical Council of Colombia

Colombia Colombia

Mr. Daniel dos Santos Lima, Member of Anglican Community of Manaus, Member of Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil

Brazil Brazil

Rev. Cláudio Correa de Miranda, Vice-Coordinator of Amazon Council of Christian Churches (CAIC), Member of Anglican Church

Brazil Brazil

Rev. Nicolau Nascimento de Paiva, Coordinator of Amazon Council of Christian Churches (CAIC), Member of Evangelical Church of Lutheran Confession in Brazil

Brazil Brazil

Special Invitees (12)

Dr. Ki-moon Ban, Former Secretary General of United Nations

South Korea South Korea

Mr. René Castro Salazar, Assistant Director General of Climate, Biodiversity, Land and Water Department of Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

USA USA

Mr. José Gregorio Díaz Mirabal, President of Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin (COICA), Curripaco indigenous

Venezuela Venezuela

Mr. Jean-Pierre Dutilleux, Cofounder and Honorary President of “Forêt Vierge” Association of France, Promotor of Kayapo indigenous

France France

Ms. Josianne Gauthier, Secretary General of International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity (CIDSE)

Canada Canada

Retired PriestFr. Miguel Heinz, S.V.D., President of Adveniat

Germany Germany

Dr. Luis Libermann, Founder of Chair of Dialogue and Culture of Meeting, Neuquén, Entrepreneur of the water world

Argentina Argentina

Dr. Carlos Alfonso Nobre, Scientist, Recipient of Nobel Peace Prize 2007, Member of Committee on Environmental Sciences of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development

Brazil Brazil

Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development at Center for Sustainable Development of Columbia University

USA USA

Prof. Hans J. Schellnhuber, Professor of Atmospheric Physics, Director emeritus of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Germany Germany

Retired MonsignorMsgr. Pirmin Spiegel, Director General of Misereor

Germany Germany

Ms. Victoria Lucia Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous population of United Nations

Philippines Philippines

© 2019 GCatholic.org

Up