He was elected this morning during the Extraordinary General Chapter of the Order in Ariccia during the first votation with overwhelming majority.
Meanwhile, last night, the Capitulars celebrated the election of the new Superior General Father Leocir Pessini serenading him with songs from the various Provinces of the Order present at the Chapter. It was a moment of fraternity and joy which can be seen in the photo gallery here.
See pictures here of the election of Fr. Laurent, the new vicar general of the Order
See pictures here of the celebration of the election of the new General Superior
Read here the Press Release of the election of the election of the new Sueprior General