Pontifical appointments

On June 19, 2010, Fr. Fernando Monaj Abadia was appointed Chaplain to His Holiness.

On August 26, 2010, Msgr. Klaus Martin Becker was appointed Prelate of Honor of His Holiness.

On September 1, 2010, the following priests were appointed Chaplains to His Holiness: Rev. José Javier Marcos Martín, Rev. Guillaume Derville, Rev. Rafael Arias Villalta, Rev. Andres Bernar Borda, Rev. Sergio Boetsch Matte, Rev. Antonio Borrás Cabacés, Rev. Jose Andrés Carvajal Prieto, Rev. Carlos Vicente Estrada Guilatco, Rev. Justiniano García Arias, Rev. Carlos María González Saracho, Rev. Manuel Lobo Gutiérrez, Rev. Victor Martinez Martin, Rev. Joaquin Paniello Peiró, Rev. Luis Romera Oñate, Rev. Francisco Javier Valdés de Elizalde and Rev. Christian Van der Ploeg.

On September 27, 2010, Rev. Juan José Silvestre was appointed Consultor for the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.

On October 5, 2010, Pilar Lara Alén, President of the Foundation for the Promotion of Culture (Spain), was named Auditor of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops, which took place from October 10 to 14, 2010.

On October 9, 2010, Msgr. Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, was ordained a bishop. His episcopal appointment was made public on September 15, 2010, naming him titular bishop of Tapso.

On October 16, 2010, Rev. Jaime Rafael Fuentes Martín was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Minas (Uruguay). He was ordained a bishop on November 28, 2010.

On October 26, 2010, Rev. Enrique Colom Costa was named as Prelate Counsellor for the Apostolic Penitentiary.

On December 30, 2010, Msgr. Osvaldo Neves de Almeida was appointed to the College of Prelates of the Apostolic Camera.


The following appointments were inadvertantly

omitted earlier: Rev. Michele

Diaz, Chaplain to His Holiness on November

21. 2008. Rev. José Luis Gutiérrez

Gómez, Honorary Protonotary Apostolic

on March 20, 2009.

Romana, n. 51, January-January 2010, p. 374.

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