The Holy Father Benedict XVI appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Malindi (Kenya) on Rev.do P. Barbara Emmanuel, OFM Cap, Provincial Minister of PP Capuchins in Malta and President of the European Capuchin.
Rev.do P. Barbara Emmanuel, OFM Cap
The Rev.do P. Barbara Emmanuel, OFM Cap, was born October 27, 1949, in Gzira Parish, Archdiocese of Malta. On 19 September 1965 he entered the novitiate, September 26, 1966 he made his first religious profession. After finishing his studies in Malta, was ordained deacon and priest August 5, 1973 July 20, 1974, the Co-Cathedral in Valletta in Malta.
After ordination he held the following positions: 1974-1976: Parochial Vicar San Gwann, Malta, 1976-1978: Studies for the Licentiate in Moral Theology at the ' Alfonsianum in Rome, 1976-1989: Teacher at INSERM (National Institutum Studiorum Ecclesiasticorum Religiosorum Melitensium ), Malta, 1978-1980: Chaplain to ' St. Luke Hospital in Malta, 1980-1983: Higher local Xemxija, Malta, 1981-1983: Rector of INSERM, Malta, 1983-1989: Provincial Minister, Malta, 1990-1996: Director of Training, Nairobi, Kenya, 1990 -1992: Keeper of the formation house in Lang'ata, Kenya, 1990-1992: Professor at College Tangaza, Nairobi, 1992-1994: Studies for a doctorate in moral theology in Rome at the ' Alfonsianum ; 1994-1999: Professor Tangaza the College, Nairobi, 1996-1999: First Vice-Provincial of Kenya, 1999-2008: professor of the Faculty of Moral Theology at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi since 2008: he returned to Malta where he the role of spiritual director in a secondary school, and at the same time religious educator of young foreigners in Malta, from 2010: Provincial Minister for the Province of Malta and also President of the European Conference Nasturtium (CENOC).
The Pope has appointed His Eminence. Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega, Archbishop of Monterrey, as his special envoy to the closing celebrations of the jubilee year in the 375 th anniversary of the discovery of the image of Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles , Patroness of Costa Rica, taking place in Cartago August 2, 2011.