New General Council of the Order Elected

The General Chapter elected the General Minister of the Order in the person of Br. Roberto Genuin. According to the schedule, today was the day to elect his Council, made up of representatives of the various geographical areas. As our Constitutions state, “the responsibility of the councilors is to assist the general minister in the governance of the whole order.” (125, 7)

Ten General Councilors were elected, one more than at the General Chapter of 2012, in order to provide a second Councilor for Africa.
Here is the list of the elected General Councilors, in order of election:

Norbert Auberlin Solondrazana
Province of Madagascar
Languages: French, English, Italian

Francesco Neri
Province of Puglia (Italy)
Languages: Italian, English, German

Carlos Silva
Province of São Paulo (Brazil)
Languages: Portuguese, Spanish

Kilian Ngitir
Custody of Cameroon
Languages: English, French, Italian

Piotr Stasiński
Province of Warsaw (Poland)
Languages: Polish, Italian

Pio Murat
Province of France – reelected
Languages: French, Turkish, Greek, Italian, English

John Baptist Palliparambil
Province of St. Francis, Kerala (India)
Languages: Malayalam, English, Italian

Victorius Dwiardy
Province of Pontianak (Indonesia) – reelected
Languages: Indonesian, English, Dutch, Italian

José Ángel Torres Rivera
Custody of Puerto Rico (USA)
Languages: Spanish, English, Italian

Celestino Arias
Province of New York and New England (USA)Curia
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese

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