Jesuits in Asia Pacific: News Bulletin April 2017 - Special Edition

New President named for the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific

Fr Antonio Moreno SJ and Fr Mark Raper SJ

Fr General Arturo Sosa has appointed Fr Antonio F Moreno to succeed Fr Mark Raper as the next President of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific.  Fr Moreno, who is currently Provincial of the Philippine Jesuit Province, will assume office within the next six months. 

In his letter dated April 22 conveying his decision to Fr Raper and Fr Moreno, Fr General expressed his gratitude to the Philippine Province and asked that its members accept his decision “in the spirit of generosity and trust in God’s Providence”.  "The fact that the Society relies so much on the Philippine Province at this time is surely an indication of the maturity and quality of the Province, which is itself the product of so many fine missionaries from other Provinces who were sent to, began and built up the Philippine Province," Fr Sosa stressed.   Read more