Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 20 January 2017 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Fr. Sergio Ernesto Cabrera Angulo, of the Archdiocesan clergy of Santiago de Cuba, as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Cuba for a five-year term (2017-2022).
The new National Director is 45 years old and has been a priest for 10. He is currently rector of the San Lazzaro National Sanctuary, parish priest of St. Santiago the Apostle, chaplain of the Daughters of Charity, Episcopal Vicar of Sagrado Corazon de Jesus vicariate. Previously he was parish administrator, parish priest, director of vocational pastoral care, responsible for the formation of permanent diaconate candidates, organizer of Pope Benedict and Pope Francis’ visits to Cuba and World Youth Day. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 10/05/2017)