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American appointed as head of the Order of Friars Minor

Up until recently that post was held by Jose Rodriguez Carballo. But the Spaniard left that post vacant after being appointed by Pope Francis as the new Secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life. ;

There are roughly 14,000 Friars Minor in the world. ;Perry will serve as the new minister general until the year 2015. ;