52 metropolitan bishops to receive pallium on June 29
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.- Fifty-two metropolitan archbishops will receive the pallium on Tuesday, June 29, Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles. Forty-four of the metropolitans will receive the pallium from the hands of John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at 6 p.m. Among the new metropolitans are four American bishops and one Canadian.

The new metropolitans are:

      - Cardinal Justin Francis Rigali, archbishop of Philadelphia, U.S.A.

      - Archbishop Robert Zollitsch of Freiburg im Bresgau, Germany.

      - Archbishop Sean Patrick O'Malley, O.F.M., Cap., of Boston, U.S.A.

      - Archbishop Hans-Josef Becker of Paderborn, Germany.

      - Archbishop Ramon Benito de la Rosa y Carpio of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.

      - Archbishop Andre Lacrampe of Besancon, France.

      - Archbishop Valerian Okeke of Onitsha, Japan

      - Archbishop Gaudencio Borbon Rosales of Manila, Philippines.

      - Archbishop Alano Maria Pena, O.P., of Niteroi, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S., of Nagasaki, Japan.

      - Archbishop Henry Joseph Mansell of Hartford, U.S.A.

      - Archbishop Kevin John Patrick McDonald of Southwark, Great Britain.

      - Archbishop Jose Luis Chavez Botello of Antequera, Oaxaca, Mexico.

      - Archbishop Fulgence Rabeony, S.J., of Toliara, Madagascar.

      - Archbishop Joseph Edra Ukpo of Calabar, Nigeria.

      - Archbishop Michel Meranville of Fort-de-France, Martinique.

      - Archbishop Matias Patricio de Macedo of Natal, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Juan Antonio Ugarte Perez of Cuzco, Peru.

      - Archbishop Jose Paulino Rios Reynoso of Arequipa, Peru.

      - Archbishop Raymond Leo Burke of St. Louis, U.S.A.

      - Archbishop Carlo Caffarra of Bologna, Italy.

      - Archbishop Edoardo Menichelli of Ancona-Osimo, Italy.

      - Archbishop Joseph Cheng Tsai-Fa of Taipei, Taiwan.

      - Archbishop Raymond Roussin, S.M., of Vancouver, Canada.

      - Archbishop Lawrence Aloysius Burke, S.J., of Kingston in Jamaica, Jamaica.

      - Archbishop Patrick Pinder of Nassau, Bahamas.

      - Archbishop Joao Braz de Aviz of Brasilia, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Walmor Oliveira de Azevedo of Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Raymundo Damasceno Assis of Aparecida, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Roland Minnerath of Dijon, France.

      - Archbishop Wladislaw Ziolek of Lodz, Poland.

      - Archbishop Joseph Augustine Charanakunnel of Raipur, India.

      - Archbishop Pietro Coccia of Pesaro, Italy.

      - Archbishop Marie Daniel Dadiet of Korhogo, Ivory Coast.

      - Archbishop Jean-Charles Descubes of Rouen, France.

      - Archbishop Marian Golebiewski of Wroclaw, Poland.

      - Archbishop Luiz Manchila Vilela, SS.CC., of Vitoria, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin, Ireland

      - Archbishop Aldo Di Cillo Pagotto, S.S.S., of Paraiba, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Ramon C. Arguelles of Lipa, the Philippines.

      - Archbishop Moacyr Jose Vitti, C.S.S., of Curitiba, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu of Harare, Zimbabwe.

      - Archbishop Bruno Gamberini of Campinas, Brazil.

      - Archbishop Milton Antonio Dos Santos, S.D.B., of Cuiaba, Brazil.

In addition to the forty-four archbishops, the following eight will received the pallium in their respective metropolitan sees: Archbishops Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I., of Palembang, Indonesia; Hubert Constant, O.M.I., of Cap-Haitien, Haiti; Evarist Pinto of Karachi, Pakistan; Nicolaus Adi Septura, M.S.C., of Merauke, Indonesia: Jose de Queiros Alves, C.SS.R., of Huambo, Angola; Anthony Anandarayar of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India; Maria Callist Soosa Pakiam of Trivandrum of the Latins, India and Lluis Martinez Sistach of Barcelona, Spain.

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