The Pontifical Council for the Laity has the responsibility of assisting the Pope in his dealings with the laity in lay ecclesial movements or individually, and their contributions to the Church. The Cardinal President of the Council (since 4 October 2003) is Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko. The Secretary (since 25 November 2003) is BishopJosef Clemens. The Undersecretary (since 18 June 2011) is Mgsr. Miguel Delgado Galindo. Past Undersecretaries were, Professor Rosemary Goldie, who served from 1967 to 1976 and who was the first woman to be the Undersecretary of a Pontifical Council and by then the highest-ranking woman in the Roman Curia, and Professor Guzman Carriquiry Lecour (1991 to 2011), another layman.