The University appoints new missionary chaplain to strengthen religious outreach.
The Catholic University of New Spain has appointed a Father Federico Highton to serve as missionary chaplain in order to strengthen religious outreach. Father Federico has experience as a missionary in the amazon and in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is in charge of overseeing the University's missionary activities in South America and Africa. Priest. Lawyer from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He received his doctorate in philosophy summa laude, defending a thesis on separate substances at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum (APRA, Rome) and was an associate professor at Unicervantes University and in three major seminaries. Since January 2014, he has been a missionary in pagan lands. Currently, his apostolate is mainly exercised in Malawi, Africa and he has recently started a mission in the Ecuadorian Amazon in the Shuar community. He is founder, director and missionary of the Omnes Gentes Project (OGP), a platform that, through apostolic expeditions, brings the Faith to tribes or villages that have not yet known Jesus, in the Himalayas, Indochina, deep Africa and other confines. He is the director and professor of the Ateneo San Elías (ASE).Since 2013, he has published reflections and chronicles in the blog Mar Adentro. Together with Father Dr. Javier Olivera Ravasi, he founded the Order of St. Elias (OSE), dedicated to the parrhesian proclamation of the Faith, in the fields of the missio ad gentes and the Catholic cultural counter-revolution. He has lectured at universities in Spain and Colombia, as well as in campuses in Argentina, Chile, Spain, France, Taiwan, Mexico, Colombia, Paraguay and Brazil.Thomistic writer; He has written 3 books, numerous articles and is a researcher. His most recent work, "Tibetan Darkness" is a study of apologetics against Buddhism, which he backs up with his own experience of life in Tibet.