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CHRONICLE On January 16, 1956, Fr. Eligius M. Buytaert, O. F. M., member of the Province of St. Joseph in Belgium, S. T. D. (Louvain), D. Litt, et Hist. Orient. (Louvain), Lector Generalis (Rome), Acting Director of the Franciscan Institute, was appointed by Most Reverend Augustine S├ępinski, Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, as Director of the Franciscan Institute, to succeed Fr. Philotheus Boehner (f May 22, 1955). During Easter week two persons connected with the early history of the Institute, celebrated their golden jubilee in the priesthood: Most Reverend Mathias Faust, O. F. M., Ex-Provincial, Ex-Delegate General, Ex-Procurator General of the Order, in New York City (April 2), and Very Reverend Thomas Plassmann, O. F. M., Ex-President of St. Bonaventure College, Ex-Provincial, Rector of Christ the King Seminary, at St. Bonaventure, N. Y. (April 4). On that occasion Fr. Plassmann requested the Managing Editor to insert the following announcement in "Franciscan Studies'." For some time past my numerous duties have prevented me from according to Franciscan Studies the attention it deserves and requires. For this reason I herewith submit my resignation as Editor. With best wishes to the staff and subscribers for continued success of this quarterly, I am Sincerely in St. Francis, Father Thomas Plassmann, O. F. M. On April 4, Fr. Allan B. Wolter, O. F. M., Ph. D. (Catholic University of America), Lector Generalis (Franciscan Institute), and Professor of Philosophy at the Institute, was appointed Vice-President and President-Elect of the American Catholic Philosophical Association. The very same day, Fr. Innocent Darn, O. F. M., Ph. D. (Budapest), J. C. D. (Budapest), member of St. John Capistran Province in Hungary , joined the staff of the Franciscan Institute. 166 ...


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