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Pontifical Appointments

On January 14, the Holy Father Francis appointed Fr. José Luis Gutiérrez Martín as consultor for the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. He is also director of the Institute for Liturgy at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome.


On April 2, Pope Francis appointed Fr. José María La Porte as consultor for the Secretariat for Communication. Fr. La Porte is the Dean of the School of Social Communication at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross.


On June 13, Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Angel Rodriguez Luño as ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy for Life. Msgr. Luño is professor of Fundamental Moral Theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. The Holy Father also appointed Msgr. Ignacio Carrasco de Paula as an honorary member of this Academy, of which he is president emeritus.

Romana, No. 64, January-June 2017, p. 166.