The Holy Father appointed:
- Fr. Michael Czerny, S.J., and Fr. Fabio Baggio, C.S., as under-secretaries of the dicastery for the Service of Integral Human Development, occupied specifically in the care of migrants and refugees, with effect from 1 January 2017. Fr. Czerny is a consulter of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and Fr. Baggio is president of the Scalabrini International Migration Institute, incorporated in the Faculty of Theology of the Pontifical Urbanian University.