Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 11 June 2020, Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Sr. Mariana Maramanicava SM as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the Pacific Ocean Islands for a five-year period (2020-2025).
The new National Director was born on 7 September 1961 in the Fiji Islands. She holds a teaching degree and a bachelor's degree in education from the University of the South Pacific. She attended numerous courses in the field of teaching and education, on management, direction, spirituality, protection of minors ... Since 1992 she has worked in various schools as a teacher and administrator. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 8/1/2021)