Carmelites choose liberation theologian for key post

 During their General Chapter last week, the Carmelites elected liberation theologian, Fr Carlos Mesters, to their General Council as Councillor for Latin America. He was present at the Chapter as facilitator and theologian. A Biblical scholar, Fr Carlos is a graduate of the Biblical Institutes, in both Rome and Jerusalem. For the last 20 years he has worked among the base Christian communities in Brazil and is author of a number of books amongst which is "Defenseless Flower - A new reading of the Bible"