In succession to EH Hans Vandenholen, who was appointed on 11 July and who was appointed pastor-dean of Aalst on 23 October, the Ghent bishop Lode Van Hecke has now – with effect from 1 November – appointed EH Emmanuel Vidts as new pastor. -dean of the deanery Zottegem. EH Emmanuel Vidts is 51 years old (°Ghent on 14/05/1971) and was ordained a priest on 5 July 1997. So far he is still part of the pastoral team of the deanery Eeklo as pastor of Assenede, Bassevelde, Boeckhoute, Oosteeklo, Belzele, Doornzele, Ertvelde, Evergem, Sleidinge, Wippelgem and Zelzate. There will be communication later about when his appointment in Zottegem will take place.