Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On July 1, 2017, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Stanley Antoni of the diocesan clergy of Penang as Rector of the "College General" Preparatory and Philosophical Interdiocesan Major Seminary in the diocese of Penang, in Malaysia.
The New Rector was born on June 29, 1973 in Tapah, in the state of Perak, (Malaysia), and was ordained a priest on January 25, 2008 in St. Joseph Church in Bidor, Perak. Since his ordination he was vice parish priest in several parishes, studied in Rome (2010-2013) at the Pontifical Urbaniana University where he obtained a licentiate in philosophy. When he returned home, he was appointed at the College General. Since 2014 he is also head of the Bahasa Malaysia Apostolate. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 22/09/2017)