Conventual Franciscan friars: Friar Carlos Alberto Trovarelli, elected New Minister General of the Friars Minor Conventual
On May 25, 2019, the Ordinary General Chapter of the Friars Minor Conventual elected Friar Carlos Alberto TROVARELLI as the new Minister General of their religious family. The election took place at the Sacred Convent in Assisi. Friar Carlos was born June 22, 1962, in Cinco Saltos (Rio Negro), Argentina. He belongs to the religious “Rioplatense” Province of St. Anthony of Padua in Argentina and Uruguay. He professed his temporary vows on February 15, 1986, his solemn vows on October 4, 1990, and was ordained to the priesthood on March 25, 1995. Until the election, he served as the Assistant General for the Federación América Latina Conventuales (FALC).