L’Osservatore Romano published the full list of members and consultors for the new Preparatory Commission on Lay Apostolate in its editions of 1 and 16 September 1960.
In this initial round of appointments, Pope John named twenty-nine members and nineteen consultors to the PCLA, including many who had previous involvement in the 1951 and 1957 World Congresses on Lay Apostolate and/or one or other of the Specialised Catholic Action movements.
This is the list:
Archbishop Evasio Colli of Parma;
Archbishop Ismael-Marie Castellano, titular archbishop of Colossae;
Archbishop Gabriel Garrone of Toulouse;
Bishop Allen-Jacques Babcock of Grand Rapids;
Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, auxiliary of New York;
Bishop Gabriel Bukatko, eparch of Krizevci;
Bishop Primo Gasbarri of Velletri;
Bishop Franz Hengsbach of Essen;
Bishop Ferdinand Baldelli, titular bishop of Aperle;
Mgr Aurèle Sabbatini;
Mgr (Bishop) Luigi Civardi;
Mgr (Bishop) Emile Guano;
Mgr Pietro Pavan;
Mgr Augustin Ferrari Toniolo;
Mgr Joseph Cardijn;
Mgr Santo Quadri;
Mgr Ferdinand Klostermann;
Mgr Jean Rodhain;
Mgr Antoine Ramselaar;
Fr Albert Bonet Marrugat;
Fr Antoine Cortbawi;
Fr Henri Donze;
Fr Cyrille-Bernard Papali, O.C.D.;
Fr Jena Hirschmann, S.J.;
Fr Paul Lopez de Lara, S. J.;
Fr Robert Tucci, S. J.;
Fr Georges Jarlot, S. J.;
Fr Jean Ponsioen, S.C.J.
Archbishop Emmanuel Trindade Salgueiro of Evora;
Archbishop Owen McCann of Cape Town;
Archbishop Ambroise Rayappan of Pondicherry and Cuddalore;
Archbishop Bernardin Gantin of Cotonou;
Bishop Emmanuel Larrain Errâzuriz of Talca;
Bishop Joseph Blomjous of Mwanza;
Bishop Boleslas Kominek, titular bishop of Vaga;
Bishop Bryan Gallagher of Port Pirie;
Bishop Benedict Tomizawa of Sapporo and Apostolic Administrator of the Prefecture of Karafuto;
Bishop Joseph Armand Gutierrez Granier, auxiliary of La Paz;
Bishop Reginald-John Delargey, auxiliary of Auckland;
Mgr Ferdinand Lambruschini ;
Fr Henri Caffarel;
Fr Victor Portier;
Fr Raymond Spiazzi, O.P.;
Fr Salvatore Lener, S.J.;
Fr Peter Pillai, O.M.I.;
Fr Wiliam Ferrée, C.M. ;
Fr Vincent de Vogelaere, O.P.
Among the members of the Commission with jocist links – apart from Cardijn himself – we can identify Gabriel Garrone, Jean Rodhain, Henri Donze, chaplain to the French Action Catholique Indépendent, Henri Caffarel, a former JOC national-secretariat chaplain who founded the Teams of Our Lady from France, Franz Hengsbach from Germany, Albert Bonet, founder of the JOC affiliate in Catalonia, and Antoine Cortbawi from Lebanon.
The consultors also included several with close ties to Cardijn, the JOC and the Specialised Catholic Action movements, notably Larrain but also McCann, Gantin, Blomjous, Gallagher, Gutierrez Granier, Delargey and Pillai.
J. Bouvy, “Composition des Commissions préparatoires du II Concile oecuménique du Vatican,” in Nouvelle Revue Théologique 82 N° 8 (1960): 861-869.
Stefan Gigacz, Vatican II bishops with links to Cardijn, the JOC and other SCA mvts