Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – Card. Ivan Dias, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, on 26 February 2011, appointed as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Peru, for the period 2011-2016, Fr Victor Livori Grech, from the Missionary Society of St Paul (MSSP).
The new National Director was born in Malta 55 years ago and ordained a priest 25 years ago. He was the Director of the Centre for Missionary Animation. In 1990 he was sent to be a missionary in Peru, where he was parish priest of the Prelature of Chuquibamba (1993-1996) and simultaneously Director of the PMS of the same Prelature. From 2001 to 2010 he was parish priest in the Archdiocese of Arequipa and diocesan Director of the PMS. Currently he is Secretary General of the PMS in Peru. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 24/3/2011)