Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On June 1, 2019 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Sahaya Thatheus Thomas, of the clergy of the diocese of Simla-Chandigarh, as the Rector of the "Holy Triniy" Interdiocesan Seminary in the Diocese of Jullundur, India,.
The new Rector is 47 years old and was ordained a priest on May 13, 2001. He received his doctorate in Biblical Theology from the University of Vienna (Austria) and holds two masters: in journalism and in human rights. He was Vice-rector of the minor seminary of his diocese, Director of the diocesan commission of mass media and of Bible inquiry. He is currently a visiting professor of Holy Scripture in the Holy Trinity Seminar as well as carrying out several other roles. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 1/8/2019)