Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On March 28, 2014 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Elliott Willy Rojas Vargas, of the archdiocesan clergy of San José de Costa Rica as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Costa Rica for five years (2014 to 2019).
The new National Director was born in Costa Rica and is 56 years old: He is currently assistant priest in the parish of San Antonio Curridabat, Diocesan Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies and Diocesan Delegate for the missions. He was a missionary in the Dominican Republic, assistant priest and pastor in several parishes, chaplain of the women's prison. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 15/10/2014)