Father Tomasz Kot, till now Provincial of North Poland, has been appointed by Father General as General Councelor and Regional Assistant for Central and Eastern Europe.
Fr Kot was born in 1966, entered the Society of Jesus in 1985 and ordained a priest in 1996. Before becoming Provincial he was a theology Professor at the Pontifical Faculty of Theology Bobolanum in Warsaw, director of Rethos editions and editor for the review Przeglad Powszechny.
Fr. Kot will commence his service on October 1, 2015. Fr. General has expressed his personal gratitude to Fr. Kot and his Province for his availability, particularly at such an important and a crucial moment, in view of the preparations for the 36th General Congregation.