Fr General Provincials webSunday, 23rd April 2017

Very Rev. Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, the Superior of General of the Society of Jesus, arrived in Kigali, Rwanda this Sunday 23rd April at around 19 hours. He is attending the JESAM annual meeting scheduled for 24th to 27th April 2017.

From Rome, he was accompanied by his two assistants Rev. Frs. Fratern Masawe, SJ, and Paul Claudio, SJ. At the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Kenya, he was also joined by the president of the JESAM, Rev. Fr. Orobator Agbonkhianmeghe, SJ, his socius Fr. Michel Istas, SJ and the incoming provincial of the ANW, Rev. Fr. Chucks Afiawari, SJ.

Upon arrival in Rwanda, he was welcomed by the regional superior of the RWB region, Rev. Fr. Jean Baptiste Ganza, SJ accompanied by Fr. Théonèste Nkeramihigo, SJ.


After a brief stay in the airport lounge for completion of the formalities, Father General with his team headed to Centre Christus. He was welcomed by the Jesuits of the Rwanda-Burundi region working in Kigali together with other provincials in the assistancy of Africa and Madagascar who have come for their annual meeting.

RWB region wishes a very warm welcome to Very Rev. Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ to his team from Rome and to all the provincials of Africa and Madagascar. The region can’t be thankful enough for choosing us as your preferred destination in the year 2017.

For records, the visit of Father General is his first ever on African soil since his election as the Superior General of the Society of Jesus.

Fr. Patrice Ndayisenga, SJ
Rwanda-Burundi Region


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