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The General Minister together with the General Definitory recently appointed a new member of its Animation Committee. Br. Angelito Andig Cortez, OFM. He belongs to the Province of San Pedro Bautista in the Philippines. Having made the solemn profession in 2015, he has been deeply involved in the various JPIC ministries leading many international as well as regional campaigns. 

Br. Angelito Cortéz, OFM

He is currently working as co-executive secretary of the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines and a board member of the Episcopal Commission on Mutual Relations. He also works for Ecological Justice Interfaith Movement as the national coordinator, Global Catholic Climate Movement Philippines, Franciscans for the Care of Creation Association, Franciscan Solidarity Movement, and so many other organizations. 

He is very much devoted to the Franciscan charism and mission in his active promotion of the values of JPIC. The JPIC Office appreciates his acceptance to its request to work for the Order. We’re happy to have him on board in the Animation Committee and expect him to inspire the work of the Office and the Order. 

Br. Rufino Lim, OFM
Assistant, JPIC Office – Rome