Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On November 10, 2014 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples appointed rev. Georgy Kenny, of the clergy of Port Louis (Mauritius) as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the Indian Ocean region for a five-year period (from 2014 to 2019).
The new National Director was born on April 19, 1964 and was ordained a priest on 4 August 1996. He holds a licentiate in Canon Law and a degree in Law from the Pontifical Gregorian University. Among the positions held: assistant priest, head of the pastoral care of vocations, judge of the Interdiocesan Court, judicial vicar, Secretary of the Episcopal Conference of the Indian Ocean (CEDOI). (SL) (Agenzia Fides 04/05/2015)