Pope names Salesian nun undersecretary to Vatican congregation
Published: April 26, 2004
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope John Paul II named a Salesian nun to be undersecretary of a congregation of the Roman Curia. The appointment, announced April 24, will make Italian-born Sister Enrica Rosanna the highest-ranking woman at the Vatican. The pope nominated Sister Rosanna, 65, to the No. 3 position at the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. Under current Vatican rules, cardinals or bishops must hold the top two positions in major curial departments.
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