Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On June 12, 2015 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Fr. David Arias Guzman, of the Congregation of the Mission, Vincentians (CM) as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Guatemala for five years (2015-2020).
The new National Director was born in El Salvador on July 5, 1961 and was ordained a priest on 11 December 1988. He was parochial vicar in several parishes. He is currently pastor of the "Senor de las Misericordias", in the historic center of Guatemala City. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 22/07/2015)