CARD. RAYMUNDO DAMASCENO ASSIS
Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil)
October 21, 2009
"It's a body of service, of communion between the bishops' conferences in Latin America and the Caribbean. A body that offers help and services according to the needs of each bishop's conference.”
The trip ended up so well that in November 2010, Benedict XVI named him cardinal and in 2011, he was chosen as president of the Brazilian Conference of Bishops.