AFRICA/CABO VERDE - Appointment of the National Director of the PMS, Fr. Evanildo Tavares dos Reis

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On May 31, 2019 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Evanildo Tavares dos Reis, of the diocese of Mindelo as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Cabo Verde for five years (2019-2024). The new National Director was born on the island of Santo Antão (Cabo Verde) on March 31, 1981 and was ordained a priest on December 4, 2016. He was Prefect of the discipline of the Christ Bom Pastor minor Seminary and then parish Vicar in two parishes on the island of São Nicolau. He is currently Parish priest of the parishes Nossa Senhora do Rosario and Nossa Senhora do Livramento on the island of Santo Antão. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 3/9/2019)