Justice in the Church
The Synod of Bishops on the Family 2015
2015 Family Synod Delegates and Attendees

Synod Presidents

Cardinal Luis Tagle (Philippines)
Cardinal Raymond Assis (Brazil)
Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois (France)
Cardinal Wilfrid Napier (Africa)

Synod of Bishops
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General
Cardinal Peter Erdo, Relator
Archbishop Bruno Forte, Special Secretary

Synod Oversight Council (15)
Cardinal Donald Wuerl
Cardinal Timothy Dolan

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Bishop Delegates from United States

Members

Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz of Louisville, president of the Episcopal Conference.

Cardinal Daniel N. Di Nardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston, vice president of the Episcopal Conference.

Archbishop Charles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. of Philadelphia.

Archbishop Jose Horacio Gomez of Los Angeles.

Archbishop Blase J. Cupich of Chicago

Bishop George Murry of Youngstown

Alternate

Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone of San Francisco

Also

Metropolitan William Skurla of the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh

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Bishop Delegates by Country

This combines January 31, 2015, March 25, 2015 and June 16, 2015 list released by the Vatican

AFRICA

ANGOLA and SAO TOME

Member: Bishop Emilio Sumbelelo of Uije, Angola

Substitute: Archbishop Jose de Queiros Alves, C.SS.R., of Huambo, Angola

 

BENIN

Member: Bishop Eugene Cyrille Houndekon of Abomey, vice president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Antoine Sabi Bio of Natitingou

 

BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA and SWAZILAND

Members: Archbishop Stephen Brislin, of Cape Town, Kaapstad, president of the Episcopal Conference, South Africa

Bishop Zolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I., of Kokstad, South Africa

Substitutes: Bishop Dabula Anton Mpako of Queenstown, South Africa

Bishop Jan De Groef, M. Afr., of Bethlehem, South Africa

 

BURUNDI

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Gervais BASHIMIYUBUSA, Vescovo di Ngozi, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Joachim NTAHONDEREYE, Vescovo di Muyinga.

 

BURKINA FASO and NIGER

Member: Bishop Joseph Sama of Nouna, Burkina Faso

Substitute: Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo of Niamey, Niger

 

CAMEROON

Members: Archbishop Joseph Atanga, S.J., of Bertoua

Archbishop Samuel Kleda of Douala, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitutes: Bishop Barthelemy Yaouda Hourgo of Yagoua

Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya of Mamfe

 

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Member: Bishop Cyr-Nestor Yapaupa of Alindao

Substitute: Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga, C.S.Sp., of Bangui, president of the Episcopal Conference

 

CHAD

Member: Bishop Henri Coudray, S.J., apostolic vicar of Mongo

Substitute: Bishop Joachim Kouraleyo Tarounga of Moundou

 

CONGO (Democratic Republic)

Members: Bishop Nicolas Djomo Lola of Tshumbe, president of the Episcopal Conference

Bishop Philibert Tembo Nlandu, C.I.C.M., of Budjala

Substitute: Bishop Joseph Banga Bane of Buta

 

REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Member: Bishop Urbain Ngassongo of Gamboma, president of the Episcopal Commission for Family Pastoral Ministry

Substitute: Bishop Louis Portella Mbuyu of Kinkala

 

ETIOPIA ed ERITREA

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Tsegaye Keneni DERERA, Vicario Apostolico di Soddo, Vescovo titolare di Massimiana di Bizacena.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Markos GEBREMEDHIN, C.M., Vescovo titolare di Gummi di Proconsolare, Vicario Apostolico di Jimma-Bonga (Etiopia).

 

GABON

Member: Bishop Mathieu Madega Lebouakehan of Mouila, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Jean-Vincent Ondo Eyene of Oyem

 

GAMBIA and SIERRA LEONE

Member: Bishop Charles Allieu Matthew Campbell of Bo, Sierra Leone

Substitute: Bishop Henry Aruna of Makeni, Sierra Leone

 

 GHANA

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Gabriel Charles PALMER-BUCKLE, Arcivescovo di Accra.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Anthony Kwami ADANUTY, Vescovo di Keta-Akatsi.

 

GUINEA

Member: Archbishop Vincent Coulibaly of Conakry

Substitute: Bishop Raphael Balla Guilavogui of N'Zerekore

 

KENYA 

Membri:
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. John NJUE, Arcivescovo di Nairobi, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. James Maria WAINAINA KUNGU, Vescovo di Muranga.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Emanuel BARBARA, O.F.M. Cap., Vescovo di Malindi.

 

LESOTHO

Member: Archbishop Gerard Tlali Lerotholi, O.M.I., of Maseru, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Augustinus Tumaole Bane, O.M.I., of Leribe

 

LIBERIA

Member: Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah of Gbarnga

Substitute: Bishop Andrew Jagaye Karnley of Cape Palmas

 

MALAWI

Member: Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M., of Blantyre, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Emmanuel Kanyama of Dedza

 

MADAGASCAR

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Désiré TSARAHAZANA, Vescovo di Toamasina, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Jean de Dieu RAOELISON, Vescovo titolare di Corniculana, Ausiliare di Antananarivo.

 

MALI

Member: Bishop Jonas Dembele of Kayes

Substitute: Archbishop Jean Zerbo of Bamako

 

MOZAMBIQUE

Member: Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap., of Maputo

Substitute: Bishop Adriano Langa, O.F.M., of Inhambane

 

NAMIBIA

Member: Bishop Philipp Pollitzer, O.M.I., of Keetmanshoop

Substitute: Bishop Joseph Shipandeni Shikongo, O.M.I., apostolic vicar of Rundu

 

NIGERIA

Members: Archbishop Matthew Man-oso Ndagoso of Kaduna

Bishop Camillus Raymond Umoh of Ikot Ekpene

Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade of Ondo

Substitutes: Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke of Nnewi

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Jos, president of the Episcopal Conference

INDIAN OCEAN (C.E.D.O.I.)

Member: Bishop Maurice Piat, C.S.Sp., of Port-Louis, Mauritius, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Gilbert Aubry of Saint-Denis-de-La Reunion, Reunion, France

 

NORTH AFRICA (C.E.R.N.A.)

Member: Bishop Jean-Paul Vesco, O.P., of Oran, Algeria

Substitute: Archbishop Santiago Agrelo Martinez, O.F.M., of Tangier, Morocco

 

 

SENEGAL, MAURITANIA, CABO VERDE and GUINEA-BISSAU

Member: Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar, president of the Episcopal Conference, Senegal

Substitute: Bishop Paul Abel Mamba of Ziguinchor, Senegal, vice president of the Episcopal Conference

 

RWANDA

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Antoine KAMBANDA, Vescovo di Kibungo.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Smaragde MBONYINTEGE, Vescovo di Kabgayi, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

 

TANZANIA

Members: Bishop Tarcisius J. M. Ngalalekumtwa of Iringa, president of the Episcopal Conference

Bishop Renatus Leonard Nkwande of Bunda

Substitutes: Bishop Joseph Roman Mlola of Kigoma

Bishop John Chrisostom Ndimbo of Mbinga

 

TOGO

Member: Bishop Jacques Danka Longa of Kara

Substitute: Bishop Benoit Comlan Messan Alowonou of Kpalime

 

UGANDA

Members: Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Gulu, president of the Episcopal Conference

Bishop Joseph Anthony Zziwa of Kiyinda-Mityana, Vice president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitutes: Bishop Lambert Bainomugisha, auxiliary of Mbarara

Bishop Sanctus Lino WANOK of Nebbi

 

ZAMBIA

Member: Bishop Benjamin Phiri, auxiliary of Chipata

Substitute: Bishop Patrick Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv., of Mansa

 

 

AMERICA

 

ANTILLES

Member: Bishop Francis Alleyne, O.S.B., of Georgetown, Co-operative Republic of Guiana

Substitute: Bishop Emmanuel Lafont of Cayenne, French Guiana

 

ARGENTINA

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Pedro María LAXAGUE, Vescovo titolare di Castra severiana e Ausiliare di Bahía Blanca.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. José María ARANCEDO, Arcivescovo di Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Mario Aurelio POLI, Arcivescovo di Buenos Aires.

Sostituti:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Andrés STANOVNIK, O.F.M. Cap., Arcivescovo di Corrientes.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Héctor Rubén AGUER, Arcivescovo di La Plata.

 

 

BOLIVIA

Members: Bishop Braulio Saez Garcia, O.C.D., auxiliary of Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Bishop Krzysztof Janusz Bialasik Wawrowska, S.V.D., of Oruro

Substitute: Bishop Aurelio Pesoa Ribera, O.F.M., auxiliary La Paz

 

BRAZIL

Members: Archbishop Sergio Da Rocha of Brasilia, president of the Episcopal Conference

Bishop Joao Carlos Petrini of Camacari

Archbishop Geraldo Lyrio Rocha of Mariana

Cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer, archbishop of Sao Paulo

Substitutes: Bishop Joao Bosco Barbosa De Sousa, O.F.M., of Osasco

Bishop Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M., auxiliary of Brasilia

 

CANADA

Members: Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of Gatineau, president of the Episcopal Conference

Bishop Noel Simard of Valleyfield

Cardinal Thomas Christopher Collins, archbishop of Toronto

Archbishop Richard William Smith of Edmonton

Substitutes: Bishop Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., of Saint-Jean - Longueuil

Archbishop J. Michael MILLER, C.S.B., of Vancouver

 

CHILE

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Bernardo Miguel BASTRES FLORENCE, S.D.B., Vescovo di Punta Arenas.
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Ricardo EZZATI ANDRELLO, S.D.B., Arcivescovo di Santiago de Chile, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Cristián CONTRERAS VILLARROEL, Vescovo di Melipilla, Segretario Generale della Conferenza Episcopale.

 

 

COLOMBIA

Members: Bishop Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz of Armenia

Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez, archbishop of Bogota

Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega of Villavicencio

Substitute: Archbishop Ricardo Antonio Tobon Restrepo of Medellín

 

COSTA RICA

Member: Bishop Jose Francisco Ulloa Rojas of Cartago, president of the Episcopal Commission for Family Pastoral Ministry

Substitute: Bishop Oscar Gerardo Fernandez Guillen of Puntarenas, president of the Episcopal Conference

 

CUBA

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Juan de la Caridad GARCÍA RODRÍGUEZ, Arcivescovo di Camagüey.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Marcelo Arturo GONZÁLEZ AMADOR, Vescovo di Santa Clara.

 

 

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Member: Bishop Gregorio Nicanor Pena Rodriguez of Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia en Higuey, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Fausto Ramon Mejia Vallejo of San Francisco de Macorís

 

EL SALVADOR

Member: Bishop Constantino Barrera Morales of Sonsonate

Substitute: Bishop Fabio Reynaldo Colindres Abarca, military ordinary of El Salvador

 

 ECUADOR

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Antonio ARREGUI YARZA, Arcivescovo di Guayaquil.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Luis Gerardo CABRERA HERRERA, O.F.M., Arcivescovo di Cuenca.

Sostituti:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Julio PARRILLA DÍAZ, Vescovo di Riobmba.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Marcos Aurelio PÉREZ CAICEDO, Vescovo di Babahoyo, Vice Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

 

GUATEMALA

Member: Bishop Rodolfo Valenzuela Nunez of Vera Paz, Coban, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Gonzalo De Villa y Vasquez, S.J., of Solola-Chimaltenango

 

HAITI

Member: Bishop Yves-Marie Pean, C.S.C., of Les Gonaives

Substitute: Archbishop Max Leroy Mesidor of Cap-Haitien

 

HONDURAS

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Luis SOLÉ FA, C.M., Vescovo di Trujillo.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Ángel GARACHANA PÉREZ, C.M.F., Vescovo di San Pedro Sula.

 

MEXICO

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Rodrigo AGUILAR MARTÍNEZ, Vescovo di Tehuacán.
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Norberto RIVERA CARRERA, Arcivescovo di México.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Francisco Javier CHAVOLLA RAMOS, Vescovo di Toluca.
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Francisco ROBLES ORTEGA, Arcivescovo di Guadalajara, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

Sostituti:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Alfonso Gerardo MIRANDA GUARDIOLA, Vescovo titolare di Idrica, Ausiliare di Monterrey.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. José Francisco GONZÁLEZ GONZÁLEZ, Vescovo di Campeche.

 

NICARAGUA

Member: Bishop Cesar Bosco Vivas Robelo of Leon en Nicaragua

Substitute: Bishop Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B., of Esteli

 

PANAMA

Member: Bishop Aníbal Saldana Santamaria, O.A.R., prelate of Bocas del Toro

Substitute: Cardinal Jose Luis Lacunza Maestrojuan, O.A.R., bishop of David, president of the Episcopal Conference

 

PERU

Members: Archbishop Salvador Pineiro Garcia-Calderon of Ayacucho, president of the Episcopal Conference

Archbishop Hector Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M., of Trujillo

Substitute: Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren Anselmi, S.C.V., of Piura

 

PUERTO RICO

Member: Archbishop Roberto Octavio Gonzalez Nieves, O.F.M., of San Juan de Puerto Rico, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Alvaro Corrada Del Rio, S.J. of Mayaguez

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Joseph Edward KURTZ, Arcivescovo di Louisville, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Charles Joseph CHAPUT, O.F.M. Cap., Arcivescovo di Philadelphia.
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Daniel N. DI NARDO, Arcivescovo di Galveston-Houston, Vice Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. José Horacio GÓMEZ, Arcivescovo di Los Angeles.

Sostituti:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Blase J. CUPICH, Vescovo di Spokane.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Salvatore Joseph CORDILEONE, Arcivescovo di San Francisco.

 

URUGUAY

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Jaime Rafael FUENTES MARTÍN, Vescovo di Minas.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Rodolfo Pedro WIRZ KRAEMER, Vescovo di Maldonado-Punta del Este, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

 

VENEZUELA

Members: Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino, archbishop of Caracas

Archbishop Diego Rafael Padron Sanchez of Cumana, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitutes: Bishop Fernando Jose Castro Aguayo, auxiliary of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela

Bishop Rafael Ramon Conde Alfonzo of Maracay

 

 

ASIA

 

BANGLADESH

Member: Bishop Paul Ponen Kubi, C.S.C, of Mymensingh, president of the Episcopal Family Life Commission

Substitute: Bishop Sebastian Tudu of Dinajpur

 

CHINA

Member: Bishop John Baptist Lee Keh-Mien of Hsinchu

Substitute: Bishop Thomas Chung An-Zu of Kiayi

 

KOREA

Member: Peter Kang U-Il of Cheju

Substitute: Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-Joong of Gwangju, president of the Episcopal Conference

 

JAPAN

Member: Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S. of Nagasaki, vice president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara of Fukuoka

 

 

INDIA (C.C.B.I.)

Members: Cardinal Oswald Gracias, archbishop of Bombay, president of the Episcopal Conference

Archbishop Filipe Neri Antonio Sebastiao Do Rosario Ferrao of Goa and Damao

Bishop Selvister Ponnumuthan of Punalur

Archbishop Dominic Jala, S.D.B. of Shillong

Substitute: Bishop Singaroyan Sebastianappan of Salem

 

INDONESIA

Members: Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo of Jakarta, president of the Episcopal Conference, military ordinary for Indonesia

Bishop Fransiskus Kopong Kung of Larantuka

Substitute: Bishop Leo Laba Ladjar, O.F.M., of Jayapura

 

PAKISTAN

Membro
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Joseph ARSHAD, Vescovo di Faisalabad.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Sebastian Francis SHAW, Arcivescovo di Lahore.

 

PHILIPPINES

Members: Archbishop Romulo G. Valles of Davao

Archbishop Jose S. Palma of Cebu

Bishop Gilbert A. Garcera of Daet

Substitutes: Bishop Pablo Virgilio S. David, auxiliary of San Fernando

Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J., of Cagayan de Oro

 

KAZAKHSTAN

Member: Archbishop Tomash Bernard Peta, of Mary Most Holy in Astana, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C., auxiliary of Mary Most Holy in Astana

 

LAOS and CAMBODIA

Member: Bishop Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, apostolic vicar of Pakse, Laos

Substitute: Olivier Michel Marie Schmitthaeusler, M.E.P., apostolic vicar of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia, president of the Episcopal Conference

 

MALAYSIA - SINGAPORE - BRUNEI

Member: Archbishop John Wong Soo Kau of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Substitute: Bishop Sebastian Francis of Penang, Malaysia

 

MYANMAR

Member: Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., archbishop of Yangon

Substitute: Bishop Felix Lian Khen Thang of Kalay

 

SRI LANKA

Member: Bishop Harold Anthony Perera of Kurunegala

Substitute: Bishop Norbert Marshall ANDRADI, O.M.I. of Anuradhapura

 

VIETNAM

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Paul BÙI VĂN ĐOC, Arcivescovo di Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh, Hôchiminh Ville, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Joseph ĐINH ĐÚC ĐAO, Vescovo titolare di Gadiaufala, Ausiliare di Xuân Lôc.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Pierre NGUYÊN VĂN KHAM, Vescovo di My Tho.

 

ARAB STATES (C.E.L.R.A.)

Member: His Beatitude Fouad TWAL, Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Latins, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Archbishop Maroun Elias Lahham, auxiliary and patriarchal vicar for Jerusalem of the Latins for Jordan

 

 

EUROPE

 

ALBANIA

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. George FRENDO, O.P., Vescovo titolare di Butrinto, Ausiliare di Tiranë-Durrës.
Sostituto: Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Ottavio VITALE, R.C.I., Vescovo di Lezhë, Lesh.

 

AUSTRIA

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Benno ELBS, Vescovo di Feldkirch.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Kalus KÜNG, Vescovo di Sankt Pölten.

 

BELARUS

Member: Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev

Substitute: Bishop Antoni Dziemianko of Pinsk

 

BELGIUM

Member: Bishop Johan Jozef Bonny of Antwerpen, Anvers

Substitute: Bishop Lucas Van Looy, S.D.B., of Gent, Gand

 

BOSNIA ed ERZEGOVINA

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Tomo VUKŠIĆ, Ordinario Militare di Bosnia ed Erzegovina.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Marko SEMREN, O.F.M., Vescovo titolare di Abaradira, Ausiliare di Banja Luka.

 

BULGARIA

Member: Bishop GheorghiIvanov Jovcev of Sofia and Plovdiv

Substitute: Bishop Christo Proykov, apostolic exarch of Sofia for Catholics of Byzantine-Slav rite resident in Bulgaria, president of the Episcopal Conference

 

CROATIA

Member: Bishop Valter Zupan, emeritus of Krk, president of the Council of the Croation Episcopal Conference for the Family and Life

Substitute: Bishop Antun Skvorcevic of Pozega

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

Member: Bishop Jan Vokal of Hradec Kralove

Substitute: Bishop Ladislav Hucko, apostolic exarch for Catholic of Byznantine rite in the Czech Republic

 

GERMANY

Members: Cardinal Reinhard Marx, archbishop of Munchen und Freising

Bishop Heiner Koch of Dresden-Meissen

Bishop Franz-Josef Hermann Bode of Osnabruck

Substitutes: Bishop Karl-Heinz Wiesemann of Speyer

Bishop Wilfried Theising, auxiliary of Munster

 

FRANCIA

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Georges PONTIER, Arcivescovo di Marseille, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. André VINGT-TROIS, Arcivescovo di Paris.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Jean-Luc BRUNIN, Vescovo di Le Havre.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Jean-Paul JAMES, Vescovo di Nantes.

Sostituti:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Olivier DE GERMAY, Vescovo di Ajaccio.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Bruno FEILLET, Vescovo titolare di Gaudiaba, Ausiliare di Reims.

 

GREAT BRITAIN (ENGLAND, WALES)

Membri:
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Vincent Gerard NICHOLS, Arcivescovo di Westminster, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Peter John Haworth DOYLE, Vescovo di Northampton.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Philip Anthony EGAN, Vescovo di Portsmouth.

 

GREAT BRITAIN (SCOTLAND)

Member: Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow, president of the Episcopal Conference of Scotland

Substitute: Bishop John Keenan of Paisley

 

GREECE

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Fragkiskos PAPAMANOLIS, O.F.M. Cap., Vescovo emerito di Syros, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Nikolaos FOSKOLOS, Arcivescovo emerito di Athēnai.

 

 

IRELAND

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Diarmuid MARTIN, Arcivescovo di Dublin.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Eamon MARTIN, Arcivescovo di Armagh, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.
Sostituto:Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Kieran O'REILLY, S.M.A., Arcivescovo di Cashel.

 

ITALY

Members: Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, archbishop of Genoa, president of the Episcopal Conference

Cardinal Angelo Scola, archbishop of Milan

Bishop Franco Giulio Brambilla of Novara

Bishop Enrico Solmi of Parma, president of the Commission for Life and the Family of the Italian Episcopal Conference

Substitutes: Bishop Gennaro Pascarella of Pozzuoli

Bishop Luciano Monari of Brescia

 

HUNGARY

Member: Bishop Andras Veres of Szombathely

Substitute: Bishop Laszlo Biro, military ordinary of Hungary

 

LITUANIA

Membri:
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Audrys Jouzas BAČKIS, Arcivescovo emerito di Vilnius.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Rimantas NORVILA, Vescovo di Vilkaviškis.

 

NETHERLANDS

Membro:
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Willem Jacobus EIJK, Arcivescovo di Utrecht.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Johannes Wilhelmus Maria LIESEN, Vescovo di Breda.

 

MALTA

Member: Bishop Mario Grech of Gozo, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Archbishop Charles Jude Scicluna of Malta

 

POLAND

Members: Archbishop Stanisław Gadecki, of Poznan, president of the Episcopal Conference

Archbishop-Bishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C. of Warszawa-Praga

Bishop Jan Franciszek Watroba of Rzeszow

Substitutes: Archbishop Jozef Michalik of Przemysl of the Latins

Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski of Lodz

 

PORTUGAL

Members: Cardinal Manuel Jose Macario Do Nascimento Clemente, Patriarch of Lisbon, president of the Episcopal Conference

Bishop Antonino Eugenio Fernandes Dias of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, president of the Episcopal Commission for the Laity and the Family

Substitute: Bishop Antonio Augusto Dos Santos Marto of Leiria-Fatima, vice president of the Episcopal Conference

 

ROMANIA

Member: Bishop Petru Gherghel of Iasi

Substitute: Bishop Cornel Damian, auxiliary of Bucharest

 

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Member: Archbishop Paolo Pezzi, F.S.C.B., of Mother of God in Moscow, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J., of Transfiguration in Novosibirsk

 

SLOVAKIA

Member: Archbishop Stanislav Zvolensky of Bratislava, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Jozef Hal'Ko, auxiliary of Bratislava

 

SLOVENIA

Member: Archbishop Stane Zore, O.F.M., of Ljubljana

Substitute: Bishop Andrej Glavan of Novo Mesto, president of the Episcopal Conference

 

SPAIN

Membri:
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. Ricardo BLÁZQUEZ PÉREZ, Arcivescovo di Valladolid, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Mario ICETA GAVICAGOGEASCOA, Vescovo di Bilbao.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Carlos OSORO SIERRA, Arcivescovo di Madrid.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Juan Antonio REIG PLÁ, Vescovo di Alcalá de Henares.

 

 

SWITZERLAND

Member: Bishop Jean-Marie Lovey, C.R.B., of Sion, Sitten

Substitute: Bishop Valerio Lazzeri of Lugano

B) “Sui Iuris” Oriental Catholic Churches

Synod of the Syro-Malabar Churches

Members:Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt of Palai of the Syro-Malabars, India

Archbishop Andrews Thazhath of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars, India

Substitutes: Archbishop Kuriakose Bharanikulangara of Faridabad of the Syro-Malabars, India

Bishop Thomas Elavanal, M.C.B.S., of Kalyan of the Syro-Malabars, India

 

TURKEY

Member: Archbishop Levon Boghos Zekiyan of Istanbul of the Armenians

Substitute: Bishop Louis Pelatre, A.A., apostolic vicar of Istanbul, apostolic administrator of the apostolic exarchate of Istanbul for faithful of Byzantine rite resident in Turkey

 

UKRAINE

Member: Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki of Lviv of the Latins, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Radoslaw Zmitrowicz, O.M.I., auxiliary of Kamyanets-Podilskyi of the Latins

 

 

OCEANIA

AUSTRALIA

Membri:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Daniel Eugene HURLEY, Vescovo di Darwin.
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Mark Benedict COLERIDGE, Arcivescovo di Brisbane.

Sostituto:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Philip Edward WILSON, Arcivescovo di Adelaide.

PACIFIC (C.E.P.A.C.)

Member: Archbishop Peter Loy Chong of Suva, Fiji Islands

Substitute: Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi, bishop of Tonga, Tonga, president of the Episcopal Conference

 

NEW ZEALAND

Membro:
Sua Ecc.za Rev.ma Mons. Charles Edward DRENNAN, Vescovo di Palmerston North.

Sostituto:
Sua Em.za Rev.ma Card. John Atcherley DEW, Arcivescovo di Wellington, Presidente della Conferenza Episcopale.

 

B) SUI IURIS ORIENTAL CATHOLIC CHURCHES

SYNOD OF THE MARONITE CHURCH

Members: Bishop Antoine Nabil Andari, auxiliary and syncellus of Joubbe, Sarba and Jounieh of the Maronites, president of the Episcopal Commission for the Family and Life, Lebanon

Bishop Antoine Tarabay, O.L.M. of Saint Maron of Sydney of the Maronites, Australia

Substitutes: Bishop Michel Aoun of Jbeil, Byblos of the Maronites, Lebanon

Bishop Gregory John Mansour of Saint Maron of Brooklyn of the Maronites, U.S.A.

 

C) UNION OF SUPERIORS GENERAL

Members: Fr. Adolfo Nicolas Pachon, S.J., prepositor general of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)

Fr. Marco Tasca, O.F.M. Conv., minister general of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor Conventual

Fr. Mario Aldegani, C.S.I., superior general of the Congregation of St. Joseph (Josephites of Murialdo)

Fr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M.Afr., superior general of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)

Fr. Bruno Cadore, O.P., master general of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans)

Fr. Jesus Diaz Alonso, S.F., superior general of the Sons of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Fr. Michael Brehl, C.SS.R., superior general of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists or Liguorini)

Fr. Javier Alvarez-Ossorio, SS.CC., superior general of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Picpus)

Fr. Ab. D. Jeremias Schroder, O.S.B., arch-abbot president of the Benedictine Congregation of St. Odile

B. Herve JANSON, P.F.J., prior general of the Little Brothers of Jesus (Foucauld)

Substitutes: Fr. Edmund Jan Michalski, M.S.F., superior general of the Missionaries of the Holy Family

Fr. Gregory Gay, C.M., superior general of the Congregation of the Mission (Lazzarists).