Br René Bustamante Hidalgo re-elected Provincial in Bolivia

The friars of the Missionary Province of San Antonio in Bolivia, gathered in Provincial Chapter at Tarata, Cochabamba, re-elected Br René Bustamante Hidalgo Provincial and Br Raúl Bruno Vargas Vicar Provincial. In addition, Br Eugenio Kantor, Br Roque Alberto Vaca Moreno, Br Octavio Huanca Soliz, Br Abelino Yehuaori and Br Jorge Fernández were elected to the Definitory.

Br René was born on 30 November 1964 in Colomi, Cochabamba. He took his first vows in 1986, his solemn vows in 1989 and was ordained a priest on 27 May 1990.

The Chapter began last Monday, 19 September and concludes today, 23 September, and is presided over by Br Miguel Hilal, Visitator General of the Province of San Francisco Solano (Río Cuarto) in Argentina.