ASIA/INDIA - New Rector appointed for Morning Star College inter-diocesan Seminary at Barrackpore

Thursday, 2 June 2005

Vatican City (Fides Service) - Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples on 29 April 2005, appointed Rector of Morning Star College inter-diocesan seminary at Barrackpore Rev. Franklin Menezes of the clergy of the archdiocese of Calcutta.
The new Rector was born on 10 October 1951 and ordained a priest on 20 February 1977 in Mangalore. He attended minor seminary in Mangalore, studied philosophy at Barrackpore Seminary and theology at Poona Seminary, completing his studies in Rome. He has been Professor at Morning Star College at Barrackpore and parish priest in a number of parishes. (S.L.) (Agenzia Fides 2/6/2005; Righe 9; Parole 112)