VATICAN CITY, MAR 17, 2005 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed:
- Msgr. Luigi Negri of the clergy of the archdiocese of Milan, Italy, professor of the history of philosophy and introduction to theology at the Sacred Heart Catholic University, as bishop of San Marino-Montefeltro (area 800, population 65,725, Catholics 63,130, priests 76, permanent deacons 1, religious 99), Italy. The bishop-elect was born in Milan in 1941 and was ordained a priest in 1972.
- Cardinals Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, archbishop of Madrid, Spain, and Angelo Scola, patriarch of Venice, Italy, as members of the Prefecture for Economic Affairs of the Holy See.
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