The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador has confirmed the election of fr Loc Marie Le Bot as the Prior Provincial of the Province of Toulouse for the next four years.
Born in Saint-Foy-la-Grande in 1969, he entered the Order in 1994. He studied philosophy and theology at the Dominican House of Studies in Toulouse and was ordained to the priesthood in 2001.
He has a Licentiate in Canon Law from the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), Rome and another degree in Theology from St Thomas Aquinas Institute, Toulouse. He has a Doctorate in Canon Law.
He has been a lecturer in Canon Law at various institutions including the Dominican House of Studies in Toulouse. From 2005, he was an official of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life and when he left in 2013, he was made a consultor to the same Congregation in July 2014. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Canon Law at the Catholic Institute of Toulouse at the time of his election.
(29 December 2014)