Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, on September 8, 2013 appointed rev. Seyoum Fransua Noel, of the clergy of the Apostolic Vicariate of Meki as National Director of the Pontifical Mission in Ethiopia for the years 2013 to 2018,.
The new National Director was born on August 20, 1970 in the Apostolic Vicariate of Meki, was ordained a priest on September 5, 1998. After ordination he held the following positions: Assistant Rector of the Major Seminary of Meki, Rector of the Minor Seminary Kidanemeheret, assistant parish priest of the parish of the Cathedral of Meki, Assistant to the Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Meki. He studied Missiology at the Pontifical Urbaniana University where he obtained his doctorate. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 30/09/2013)