Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 31 July 2018 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed the rev. Fr. Luis Alberto Nahuelanca Munoz, OFM as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Chile for five years (2018-2023).
The new National Director was born in 1967. He obtained his Doctorate in Missiology at the Pontifical Gregorian University; since 1998 he has been a member of the International Association of Catholic Missiologists. For 15 years he has been an active collaborator of the National Directorate of the PMS of Chile and since 2007 National Secretary of the PMU. Since 2014 he has been Director of the National Commission of Missions (CEMIS) of the Chilean Episcopal Conference. Currently he is also parish priest of the parish of St. Francis of Mostazal, in the diocese of Rancagua. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 12/10/2018)