Father General continues to make the nominations of new Provincials. This Friday, November 4, he has nominated:
- Fr. Erik Oland, 58, Provincial of the Province of French Canada (that includes Haiti). He joined the Society of Jesus on August 20, 1994 and was ordained on May 16, 2003. Erik Oland is a member of the Province of English Canada; since 2008, he has been the Master of novices of the bi-provincial noviciate in Montreal.
- Fr. Vincent Phạm Văn Mầm, 61 years old, Provincial of the Province of Vietnam. He joined the Society on July 16th, 1976 and has been ordained on September 6, 1997. He is the Rector of St Joseph Jesuit Scholasticate in Hồ Chí Minh.
- Fr. Renzo De Luca, 53 years old, Provincial of the Japanese Province. He entered the Society of Jesus on February 10, 1981 and was ordained on September 21, 1996. At the present time, he is the Superior of the Jesuit Community of Fukuoma-Nagasaki and Director of the 26 Martyrs Museum.