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Three US-based theologians reappointed to international commission
By Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Three theologians who teach in the United States were appointed to second terms on the International Theological Commission, an advisory board to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
The three, appointed to new five-year terms by Pope Benedict XVI July 25, are:
- Sr. Sara Butler, a member of the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity, who teaches dogmatic theology at the New York Archdiocese's St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers.
- Nigerian Fr. Peter Damian Akpunonu, a professor of biblical exegesis at the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary in Chicago.
- British Msgr. Paul McPartlan, a professor of systematic theology and ecumenism at The Catholic University of America in Washington.