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Layperson heads Pontifical Lateran University for the first time

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis named 57-year-old Vincenzo Buonomo, rector of Rome’s Pontifical Lateran University—the first layperson to head the institution, according to a Vatican press release announced June 2.
 
Effective July 1, he will succeed 67-year-old Salesian Bishop Enrico dal Covolo, who was appointed rector in 2010.
 

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