OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Elevation of Holy Name of Mary Seminary and naming of Rector

Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Cardinal Ivan Dias, Prefect for the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, on January 12, 2008 elevated the existent interdiocesan philosophical major seminary, dedicated to the Holy Name of Mary in the Archdiocese of Honiara , to interdiocesan theological major seminary, for all of the ecclesial districts of the Solomon Islands. The same day, Cardinal Ivan Dias also appointed Fr. Francisco Vargas, of the Mission Congregation (CM), its Rector. (S.L.) (Agenzia Fides 13/2/2008; righe 6, parole 73)