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New Circumscriptions

On February 2, 2005, the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría, announced that the Delegation of the Dominican Republic would now be dependent on Venezuela rather than Puerto Rico, by the following decree:

Nos Dr. D. XAVERIUS ECHEVARRIA Dei et Apostolicæ Sedis gratia Prælatus Sanctæ Crucis et Operis Dei

DECRETUM

Perspectis nn. 150 et 153 Codicis iuris particularis Operis Dei.

Auditis Consilio Generali et Assessoratu Centrali necnon Vicariis Regionum quarum interest, hoc decreto statuimus ut Delegatio Republicæ Dominicanæ hactenus in circumscriptione Quasi-Regionis Portoricensis constituta deinceps a Commissione Regionis Venetiolanæ dependeat.

Datum Romæ, ex Aedibus Curiæ Prælatitiæ, die 2 mensis februarii, anno 2005.

+ Xaverius Echevarría

Franciscus Vives
Curiæ Prælatitiæ Cancellarius

Reg. Gen. R. Lib. VI pag. 18

Romana, No. 40, January-June 2005, pag. 50.