Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On May 25, 2021 Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Richard Britto, of the diocesan clergy of Mysore, Rector of the "St. Peter the Apostle" interregional Seminary in the Archdiocese of Bangalore, India.
The newly-appointed Rector was born on July 20, 1971 and was ordained a priest on May 5, 1998. He obtained a Master's in philosophy at the same Seminary in 2005 and a doctorate in philosophy from the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome in 2009. He carried out his service at "St. Peter the Apostle" Seminary for 16 years, he held the position of Vice-Rector since 2016. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 13/7/2021)