Vatican City (Fides Service) - Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, has appointed (23 August 2003) Rector of St Francis Xavier inter-diocesan philosophy seminary in Mbujimayi, Democratic Congo, Reverend Father Cleophas Mujika, of the clergy of Mbujimay.
The new rector was born on 20 June 1962 in Mbujimay and ordained a priest 1 August 1988. After attending minor seminary in his diocese, he studied philosophy at Kabwe and theology at Malole-Kananga. He obtained his Licentiate at the Pontifical Urban College in Rome. Since his ordination he has been: teacher and director of the minor diocesan seminary, episcopal vicar for the clergy, seminaries and vocations SL (Fides Service 5/9/2003 EM lines 10 Words: 131)