Cardinal Cordes, Special Envoy to Eucharistic Congress of Germany

Vatican City, 1 June 2013 (VIS) – Today was made public the letter, written in Latin and dated 8 May, in which Pope Francis appoints Cardinal Paul Josef Cordes, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”, as his special envoy to Germany's National Eucharistic Congress that will take place in Cologne this 9 June.
The cardinal will be accompanied by a mission composed of the following members: Msgr. Winfried Haunerland, professor of Liturgy at the University of Munich, and Fr. Stefan Rau, pastor of St. Josef in Munster.