|Rome - Italy
The report of the February General Council Meeting, which was released earlier this year, included the decision taken to establish a new Special Commission of the Order that would be asked to consider possible plans of action to be recommended to the Ordinary General Chapter of 2013. The Commission was convoked and met for the first time on May 11 and 12 in Rome. It received its mandate in a meeting with the General Council and immediately began its deliberations. The members of the Commission are Hiroyuki Shibata (JAP), Robert Dueweke (CHI), Paul Graham (ANG), Pietro Bellini (ITA), Oscar González Villalobos (PAN), Miguel de la Lastra (HIS), and Michel Mivunguba (CON).