Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On December 12, 2014 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Bernardino Ne Ne, of the diocesan clergy of Loikaw as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Myanmar for a five-year period (2015-2020), starting from 1 January 2015.
The new National Director was born in Loikaw on May 20, 1970 and was ordained a priest on 13 April 1995. He studied philosophy and theology at St. Joseph's Mayor Seminary and after ordination he continued his studies at the Alfonsiana Academy, in Rome. He was assistant pastor and pastor in several parishes, rector at St. Peter Seminary in Naataw. He is currently pastor in Daungankha. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 03/02/2015)