Cardinal Schönborn, OP is appointed Synod Father

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The Holy Father has appointed some prelates as Synod Fathers for the forthcoming Thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, due to take place from 7 to 28 October on the theme: "The New Evangelisation for the Transmission of the Christian Faith".

One of those appointed as a Synod Father is Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, OP of the Archdiocese of Vienna, Austria. There are altogether; 12 Cardinals, 1 Patriarch, 11 Archbishops, 8 Bishops and 4 Major Superiors.