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Fr. Martin Micallef (MEL) former Econome General was elected Assistant General at the November meeting of the General Council. He takes the place previously held by Fr. Luciano De Michieli, who had been elected Prior Provincial of the Province of Italy.
Elected Econome General is Fr. Matthias Hecht (GER) who served the Order for 19 years in Africa, in both Kenya and in the Congo, including four years as Superior of the Congolese Vicariate.
Fr. Josef Sciberras (MEL) is the new Postulator General of the Order. He replaces Fr. Fernando Rojo (HIS) who held the position for 23 years.