On September 10, 2009, Tomas Melendo Granados and Lourdes Milan Alba were named as members ad quinquennium of the Pontifical Council for the Family.
On September 10, 2009, Augusto Sarmiento, Pierpaolo Donati, and Rafael Navarro Valls were named as consultors ad quinquennium of the Pontifical Council for the Family.
On September 24, 2009, Florence Oloo was named among the “Special Assistant Secretaries” (or Experts) for the Second Special Assembly on Africa of the Synod of Bishops from October 4 to 25, 2009.
On December 14, 2009, Msgr. Osvaldo Neves de Almeida was named Prelate of Honor of His Holiness.
Romana, n. 49, July-December 2009, p. 326.