The New Prior Provincial of the Province of Santiago, Mexico

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In the course of the ongoing Provincial Chapter of the Province of Santiago, Mexico, fr Jorge Rafael Diaz Nunez was elected Prior Provincial on Thursday, the 23rd of May, 2013. The election has been confirmed by the Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cadoré and he has accepted. This will be the second time for him, he was first election Prior Provincial in 2001 and he served for a term.

Fr Jorge Rafael was born in Mexico City in 1952. He entered the Order, made first profession in 1983 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1991. He studied Theology at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland).

He was a missionary for a while at San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico. Just before his election, he has been the Master of Theology Students and professor at the Institute of Interdenominational Theological Education of Mexico (IFTIM). He was just reelected for his second consecutive term as the Promoter of Formation and Intellectual Life for CIDALC.

(24 May 2013)