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Minor changes in the Roman Curia

Marco Tosatti predicted yesterday in the last paragraph of his article in La Stampa that:

...some changes may perhaps happen before vacations, particularly that of Archishop Claudio Maria Celli, Secretary of the Apsa [Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See], very close to Cardinal Silvestrini, to the position of Archbishop Foley, President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, [himself] destined to substitute Cardinal Carlo Furno as Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre.
Well, both nominations were nominations were published today: Foley as new Pro-Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre; and Celli as new President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications (Foley's former position). Tosatti also predicted "the publication of two important documents" in the same article.


  1. What is this "Order of the Holy Sepulchre" business? It doesn't seem like a terribly taxing appointment.

  2. Anonymous3:41 PM

    It is a faithful equestrian order which has been charged with defending the sites of the Holy Land for centuries. I am a member. Given the current situation in the Holy Land, the knights(and Ladies) are a real asset for the Church as she faces the horrid persectution eveidenced by the priest and deacons who were martyred in iraq...

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  4. Anonymous6:56 PM

    Anon at 15:41:
    A few years ago, the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre visited St. Louis with several true relics of the crucifixion. They were displayed at the Cathedral Basilica. How does one go about joining? Do you have to prove European aristocratic lineage? Thanks.

  5. Anonymous7:00 PM

    Just realized it might have been Knights of Malta with the relics.---Sorry for any confusion


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