Pope Francis on Saturday November 30, confirmed Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski as prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education and Archbishop Angelo Vincenzo Zani as secretary, and appointed seven cardinals as members of the dicastery.
The seven cardinals include: Béchara Boutros Raï, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch; Odilo Pedro Scherer, archbishop of São Paulo; John Njue, archbishop of Nairobi; Timothy Michael Dolan, archbishop of New York; John Tong Hon, bishop of Hong Kong; Luis Antonio G. Tagle, archbishop of Manila; and Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.
He also appointed the following archbishops as members of the dicastery: Beniamino Stella, prefect for the Congregation for the Clergy; Ricardo Ezzati Andrello of Santiago de Chile; Marek Jędraszewski of Łódź; and Jorge Carlos Patrón Wong, secretary for seminaries for the Congregation for the Clergy.
The Pope confirmed the following cardinals as members of the dicastery: Antonio María Rouco Varela, Christoph Schönborn, Audrys Juozas Bačkis, Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, José da Cruz Policarpo, Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, Josip Bozanić, Péter Erdő, Marc Ouellet, Jean-Pierre Ricard, Oswald Gracias, Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, Reinhard Marx, Thomas Christopher Collins, Willem Jacobus Eijk, Leonardo Sandri, Gianfranco Ravasi, Fernando Filoni, João Braz de Aviz, and Edwin Frederick O'Brien.
He also confirmed the following archbishops as members of the dicastery: Alfredo Horacio Zecca, Gerhard Ludwig Müller, and Charles Morerod.