Vatican City (Fides Service) - Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples has appointed, 15 May 2003, Rector of Paul VI University Major Seminary in Antananarivo (Madagascar) Rev. Alain Thierry Raharison.
Rev. Alain Thierry Raharison was born on 2 July 1960 in Madagascar. He attended local schools and studied for the priesthood in Madagascar and France. He was ordained a priest 5 September 1987. He has since been assistant and parish priest; head of permanent formation of rural youth for Antananarivo archdiocese; companion of young student priests at the Catholic Institute of Madagascar; companion of young priests for Antananarivo archdiocese. (Fides Service 30/5/2003 EM lines 13 Words: 127)