Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – On May 15, 2017 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Fr. José Mario Goncalves Moreira, of the diocesan clergy of Mindelo, as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Cape Verde for a five-year term (2017/2022).
The new National Director is 43 years old and has been a priest for 12. He is in charge of the major seminarians of the diocese of Mindelo and parish priest of "Nossa Senhora do Rosario" and "Sao Joao Baptista" parishes on the island of Boa Vista. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 9/1/2018)