Friday, March 23, 2012

Munich Bishop Chosen to be President of European Union Council of Bishops

(Brussels) Reinhad Cardinal Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, is the new President of the Commission of the Bishops' Conference of the European Community (COMECE).   Representative of the Bishops' Conference to the EU Member States chose him yesterday evening in Brussels to be successor of the Bishop emeritus of Rotterdam, Adrianus van Luyn SDB, who has held this office since 2006.  Cardinal Marxi has represented the German Bishops' Conference in the COMECE since 2006 and has been Vice President since 2009.

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