02.07.2012 [Terra.com] - Gerhard Ludwig Müller sustituye en el cargo al cardenal estadounidense William Joseph Levada, que presentó su renuncia por motivos de edad y se la aceptó el Pontífice, precisó el Vaticano. Con el nombramiento de Müller, que ha sido elevado a la
(born June 15, 1936) is an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. From May 2005 until June 2012, he served as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under Pope Benedict XVI; during his tenure he was the highest ranking American in the Roman Curia. He was previously the Archbishop of Portland (Oregon) from 1986 to 1995, and then Archbishop of San Francisco from 1995 to 2005. Levada was elevated to the cardinalate in 2006. The Cardinal's resignation as Prefect for reasons of age was accepted on Monday, July 2, 2012 (having reached 75 years of age in 2011, the canonical age at which all Catholic Bishops must submit an offer of resignation to the Pope). He was succeeded that same day by Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Regensburg in Regensburg, Germany, who was named an Archbishop.
02.07.2012 U.S. Cardinal William Joseph Levada turned 76 on June 15, 2012 — 17 days ago. His retirement from the high-profile, curial #3 post, viz. Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, had been much anticipated ...
09.07.2012 [Kath.Net] - ... zum Präfekten der Glaubenskongregation berufen und ihn in den Rang eines Erzbischofs erhoben. Er ist Nachfolger des US-amerikanischen Kardinals William Joseph Levada (76), dessen Rücktrittsgesuch aus Altersgründen der Papst zugleich annahm.
08.07.2012 [Il Foglio (Abbonamento)] - Così l'arcivescovo Gerhard Ludwig Müller, successore del cardinale William Joseph Levada e prima ancora di Joseph Ratzinger all'ex Sant'Uffizio, spiega a kath.net i motivi del suo arrivo a Roma. Una nomina tutta papale, che molto ricorda quella del
06.07.2012 [Daily Bhaskar] - ... Germany as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and leader of three other important commissions. Bishop Mueller, 64, succeeds retiring U.S. Cardinal William Joseph Levada as the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of
02.07.2012 [Corriere dello Sport.it] - ... della Pontificia commissione Ecclesia Dei, della Pontificia commissione biblica e della Commissione Teologica internazionale. La nomina del presule tedesco viene dopo la rinuncia agli stessi incarichi da parte dello statunitense William Joseph Levada.