During its General Assembly, the Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice has reelected for a second six-year term Very Rev. Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S., as Superior General, and elected four general consultors from various countries representing the Provinces of France, Canada and the United States:
● first consultor, Fr. David D. Thayer, P.S.S. (USA),
● second consultor, Fr. Argiro Restrepo, P.S.S. (Canada),
● third consultor, Fr. Joseph Ho Thu, P.S.S. (Vietnam),
● fourth consultor, Fr. Pierre de Martin de Viviès, P.S.S. (France).
Ronald D. WITHERUP, P.S.S., 64 years old, is a U.S. citizen. Ordained a priest in 1976 for the Diocese of Erie, Pa, he entered the Society in 1981. He just completed his first term as Superior General of the Society. A doctor in biblical studies, he speaks several languages and has published numerous books, most recently, La Bible, Guide pour Tous (Mediaspaul, 2014), and The Word of God at Vatican II: Dei Verbum (Liturgical Press, 2014).