19 July 2021

On Tuesday, 13 July 2021, at Collegio Internationale San Lorenzo da Brindisi (Rome),

His Eminence, Cardinal João Braz de Aviz,

Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life,

who was appointed by His Holiness Pope Francis,

to serve as Cardinal Delegate at the OFM General Chapter 2021, announced with joy that



is elected as the new OFM Minister General for 2021- 2027.

Brother MASSIMO FUSARELLI was born on 30 March 1963

and made his Solemn Profession on 8 January 1989 in the Province of Rome.

Brother MASSIMO FUSARELLI was elected as the 121st successor of St Francis.