The friars of the Vicariate General of St. Pius V, Democratic Republic Congo, gathered at the Catholic Centre NGANDA in Kinshasa since the 25th of August, 2013 for their elective vicariate Chapter, have re-elected fr Justin ADRIKO MUNDUA, O.P., as their Vicar General, on August 28, 2013 for a second term of four years.
The election was confirmed the same day by the Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador. fr Justin accepted the election and made the profession of faith on August 31, 2013 during the Mass presided over by fr Louis-Marie Bambo, O.P., prior of the convent of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary of Viadana. The ten Capitulars also elected four diffinitors, two vicariate councillors and three subsidiary councillors
frs Jean-Paul Durand, O.P. (canonist from the Province of France) and Gabriel Samba, (Socius of the Master of the Order for Africa) took part in this chapter as experts for the General Curia to assist the General Vicariate of Congo which is currently in the process of becoming Vice-Province by 2016.
(02 September 2013)