Officials

Officials

SpainFr. Enrique Martín Baena, C.P.C.R. (50)Fr. Enrique Martín Baena, C.P.C.R. (50)

Superior General of Parochial Cooperators of Christ the King

Born:1972.06.09 (Madrid, Spain)

Superior General of Parochial Cooperators of Christ the King (2022.06.29 – ...)

ItalyFr. Fabio Baggio, C.S. (58)Fr. Fabio Baggio, C.S. (58)

Undersecretary of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
Undersecretary of Migrant and Refugee Section of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
Secretary of Vatican COVID-19 Commission

Born:1965 (Bassano del Grappa, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1992

Undersecretary of Migrant and Refugee Section of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (2016.12.14 – ...)

Secretary of Vatican COVID-19 Commission (2021.08.26 – ...)

Undersecretary of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (2022.04.23 – ...)

Mr. Emmanuel Bailly

ItalyProf. Pio Baldi (77)

President of Pontifical Academy of Fine Arts and Letters of the Virtuosi at the Pantheon

Born:1945.06.06 (Roma, Italy)

President of Pontifical Academy of Fine Arts and Letters of the Virtuosi at the Pantheon (2016.12.06 – ...)

ItalyDr. Carmelo Barbagallo (66)

President of Supervisory and Financial Information Authority

Born:1956.02.28 (Catania, Italy)

President of Supervisory and Financial Information Authority (2019.11.27 – ...)

ItalyFr. Alessandro Barban, O.S.B. Cam.Fr. Alessandro Barban, O.S.B. Cam.

Prior General of Camaldolese Congregation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Camaldolese)

Born: (Italy)

Prior General of Camaldolese Congregation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Camaldolese) (2011.10.05 – ...)

MexicoBr. Ernesto Barba Sánchez, F.M.S. (61)

Superior General of Marist Brothers

Born:1961.02.21 (Guadalajara, Mexico)

Superior General of Marist Brothers (2017.10.03 – ...)

BrazilFr. Eugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S. (62)Fr. Eugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S. (62)

Superior General of Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (Sacramentinos)

Born:1960.09.05 (Araguari, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1988.01.24

Superior General of Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (Sacramentinos) (2011 – ...)

ItalyFr. Paolo Maria Barducci, J.C.Fr. Paolo Maria Barducci, J.C.

Prior of Little Brothers of Jesus Caritas

Born: (L’Aquila, Italy)

Prior of Little Brothers of Jesus Caritas (2017 – ...)

SpainFr. Manuel Enrique Barrios Prieto (61)Fr. Manuel Enrique Barrios Prieto (61)

General Secretary of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community

Born:1962 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1988

General Secretary of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (2019.09.01 – ...)

IrelandSr. Mary Teresa Barron, N.S.A.

Vice-President of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

Born: (Manorcunningham, Ireland)

Vice-President of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.) (2022.05.10 – ...)

USAFr. Michael K. Barth, S.T.Fr. Michael K. Barth, S.T.

General Custodian of Missionary Servants of Most Holy Trinity

Born: (USA)
Ordained Priest:1979

General Custodian of Missionary Servants of Most Holy Trinity (2015.05.28 [2015.08.15] – ...)

ItalyMsgr. Antonio Bartolacci (60)Msgr. Antonio Bartolacci (60)

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota

Born:1962.03.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1986.04.05

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota (2014.01.21 – ...)

USAFr. Mikael Bassalé, I.C.P.B.Fr. Mikael Bassalé, I.C.P.B. (Armenian Rite)

Apostolic Administrator of East Europe of the Armenians (Armenia)

Apostolic Administrator of East Europe of the Armenians (Armenia) (2022.05.17 – ...)

IndiaFr. Anthonipillai Thomas Bastiampillai, O.M.I.

Born:1886.03.07 (India)
Ordained Priest:1912.01.06
Died:1964.01.26 († 77)

Founder of Rosarian Fathers (1928.02.02)

USAAbbot Vincent de Paul Bataille, O.S.B. (83)Abbot Vincent de Paul Bataille, O.S.B. (83)

President of Swiss-American Benedictine Congregation

Born:1939.08.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.19

President of Swiss-American Benedictine Congregation (2011.08.08 – ...)

Congo-KinshasaFr. Paulin Batairwa Kubuya, S.X. (53)Fr. Paulin Batairwa Kubuya, S.X. (53)

Undersecretary of Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue

Born:1970 (Kivu, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:2000

Undersecretary of Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue (2019.11.11 – ...)

FranceFr. Louis-Marie Baudouin, F.M.I.

Born:1765.08.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1789.09.19
Died:1835.02.12 († 69)

Founder of Congregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate (1828)

GermanyAbbot Frank Bayard, O.T. (51)Abbot Frank Bayard, O.T. (51)

Grand Master of Order of the Teutonic Knights of Saint Mary’s Hospital in Jerusalem (Teutonic Order)

Born:1971.10.11 (Püttlingen in Saarland, Germany)
Ordained Priest:2006.07.22

Grand Master of Order of the Teutonic Knights of Saint Mary’s Hospital in Jerusalem (Teutonic Order) (2018.08.22 – ...)

FranceSr. Nathalie Becquart, X.M.C.J. (54)

Undersecretary of Synod of Bishops

Born:1969 (Fontainebleau, France)

Undersecretary of Synod of Bishops (2021.02.06 – ...)

CanadaFr. Robert Bedard, C.C.

Born:1929.07.17 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.06
Died:2011.10.06 († 82)

Founder of Companions of the Cross (1985.05.03)

General Superior of Companions of the Cross (1986 – 1996)

USABr. Paul Bednarczyk, C.S.C.

Superior General of Congregation of Holy Cross (Holy Cross Fathers)

Born: (New Haven, CT, USA)

Superior General of Congregation of Holy Cross (Holy Cross Fathers) (2022.07.01 – ...)

ItalyFr. Alessandro Belano, F.D.P.Fr. Alessandro Belano, F.D.P.

Technical Secretary of Pontifical Biblical Commission

Born: (Italy)

Technical Secretary of Pontifical Biblical Commission (2001? – ...)

EnglandMsgr. Graham Bell (59)Msgr. Graham Bell (59)

Undersecretary for the Section of New Evangelisation of Dicastery for Evangelisation

Born:1964 (England)
Ordained Priest:1994.05.22

Undersecretary of Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation (2011.05.13 – 2022.06.05)

Undersecretary for the Section of New Evangelisation of Dicastery for Evangelisation (2022.06.05 – ...)

ItalyFr. Marco BelladelliFr. Marco Belladelli

Coordinator of Pontifical Commission for the Activities of Public Juridical Persons of the Church in the Healthcare Sector

Born: (Italy)

Coordinator of Pontifical Commission for the Activities of Public Juridical Persons of the Church in the Healthcare Sector (2021 – ...)

ItalyFr. Paolo Benanti, T.O.R. (49)Fr. Paolo Benanti, T.O.R. (49)

Counsellor of Apostolic Penitentiary

Born:1973.07.20 (Roma, Italy)
Ordained Priest:2009.05.23

Counsellor of Apostolic Penitentiary (2019.11.04 – ...)

GermanyFr. Bernhard Bendel, ALCP/OSS

Born:1908.10.20 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1933.12.08
Died:1980.01.19 († 71)

Founder of Apostolic Life Community of Priests in the Opus Spiritus Sancti (Holy Spirit Fathers) (1974.11)

ArgentinaMs. Cristina Benedit, Servidoras

President of Association of Consecrated Virgins “Servidoras”

Born: (Argentina)

President of Association of Consecrated Virgins “Servidoras” (2017 – ...)

GabonFr. Michel Ange Bengone OthounghaFr. Michel Ange Bengone Othoungha

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Gabon

Born: (Gabon)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Gabon (2017.01.21 – ...)

Br. Peter Berg, F.M.M.A. (59)

Superior General of Brothers of the Mercy of Our Lady Help of Christians

Born:1964

Superior General of Brothers of the Mercy of Our Lady Help of Christians (2007.11.15 – ...)

EthiopiaFr. Petros Berga (55)Fr. Petros Berga (55) (Ethiopic Rite)

Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Ethiopics

Born:1967.12.24 (Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1998

Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Ethiopics (2020.01.07 – ...)

ItalyAbbot Franco Bergamin, C.R.L. (62)Abbot Franco Bergamin, C.R.L. (62)

Abbot General of Canons Regular of the Congregation of the Most Holy Saviour of the Lateran

Born:1960.09.15 (Castelfranco Veneto, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1986.09.20

Abbot General of Canons Regular of the Congregation of the Most Holy Saviour of the Lateran (2018.09.25 – ...)

ItalyProf. Roberto Bernabei (71)

Personal Doctor of the Pope of Prefecture of the Papal Household

Born:1952.01.24 (Firenze, Italy)

Personal Doctor of the Pope of Prefecture of the Papal Household (2021.02.24 – ...)

EnglandSr. Jane Bertelsen, F.M.D.M.

Superior General of Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood
Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Born: (England)

Superior General of Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood (? – ...)

Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (2018.02.17 – ...)

FranceFr. Jean-Baptiste Berthier, M.S.

Born:1840.02.24 (Châtonnay, France)
Ordained Priest:1862.09.20
Died:1908.10.16 (Grave, Netherlands † 68)

Founder of Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy Family (1895)

Priest of Missionaries of Our Lady of LaSalette.

FranceMr. Paul Berthier

Born: (France)

Founder of International Federation of Pueri Cantores (1907)

IsraelSaint Fr. Berthold, O. Carm.

Born: (Solignac, France)
Died:1195.03.29 (Mount Carmel, Israel)

Founder of Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites) (1154)

Prior General of Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites) (1154 – 1195.03.29)

Priest of Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites).

SwitzerlandFr. Christof Betschart, O.C.D. (46)Fr. Christof Betschart, O.C.D. (46)

President of Pontifical Theological Faculty and Pontifical Institute of Spirituality (Teresianum)

Born:1976.03.15 (Stanz, Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:2006

President of Pontifical Theological Faculty and Pontifical Institute of Spirituality (Teresianum) (2020.11.19 – ...)

GreeceFr. Hovsep Bezazian (61)Fr. Hovsep Bezazian (Bezouzou) (61) (Armenian Rite)

Apostolic Administrator of Greece of the Armenians (Greece)

Born:1961.03.20 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1986.09.21

Apostolic Administrator of Greece of the Armenians (Greece) (2015.03.21 – ...)

Sr. Margherita Binder, F.S.O.

International Responsible of the Consecrated Community of Spiritual Family “The Work”

International Responsible of the Consecrated Community of Spiritual Family “The Work” (2008.05 – ...)

USAFr. William Howard Bishop, G.H.M.

Born:1886 (USA)
Died:1953 († 67)

Founder of Glenmary Home Missioners (1939)

ItalyFr. Carlo Bittante, F.d.C.C.Fr. Carlo Bittante, F.d.C.C.

Superior General of Sons of Charity (Canossians)

Born: (Italy)

Superior General of Sons of Charity (Canossians) (2018.04.27 – ...)

Fr. André Blais

FranceSr. Marie-Louise-Françoise Saint-Joseph Blin de Bourdon, S.N.D.

Born:1756.03.08 (France)
Died:1838.02.09 († 81)

Founder of Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (1804)

Superior General of Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (1816 – 1835)

IrelandFr. John Blowick, S.S.C.M.E.

Born: (Ireland)

Founder of Missionary Society of Saint Columban (Columban Missionaries) (1917)

Superior General of Missionary Society of Saint Columban (Columban Missionaries) (1919 – 1924)

GermanyAbbot Barnabas Bögle, O.S.B. (65)Abbot Barnabas Bögle, O.S.B. (65)

President of Benedictine Congregation of Bavaria

Prædicamus Christum crucifixum

Born:1957.04.28 (Rottenbuch, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1985

President of Benedictine Congregation of Bavaria (2009.09.09 – ...)

ItalyMsgr. Massimiliano Matteo Boiardi, F.S.C.B.Msgr. Massimiliano Matteo Boiardi, F.S.C.B.

Papal Master of Ceremonies of Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff

Born: (Italy)
Ordained Priest:

Papal Master of Ceremonies of Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff (2011.10.04 – ...)

ItalyMsgr. Riccardo Bollati, F.S.C.B. (60)Msgr. Riccardo Bollati, F.S.C.B. (60)

Adjunct Secretary of International Theological Commission

Born:1962.09.22 (Milano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1992.04.25

Adjunct Secretary of International Theological Commission (2015.11 – ...)

SpainFr. Jaime Bonet Bonet, F.M.V.D.

Born:1926.05.21 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1952.05.31

Founder of Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity (1963.01.17)

President of Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity (1963.01.17 – 2001.01)

FranceFr. Serge-Thomas Bonino, O.P. (61)Fr. Serge-Thomas Bonino, O.P. (61)

President of Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Born:1961.11.03 (Marseille, France)
Ordained Priest:1988.06

Secretary General of International Theological Commission (2011.12.17 – 2021.09.29)

President of Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas (2014.11.06 – ...)

MaltaFr. Jimmy BonniciFr. Jimmy Bonnici

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Malta

Born: (Malta)
Ordained Priest:1998

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Malta (2020? – ...)

SpainMr. Eduardo Bonnín Aguiló

Born:1917.05.04 (Spain)
Died:2008.02.06 († 90)

Founder of World Organisation of the Cursillo Movement (OMCC) (1943)

ItalyProf. Carlo Bonzano

Judge of Tribunal of Vatican City State

Born: (Italy)

Judge of Tribunal of Vatican City State (2019.02.16 – ...)

FranceMsgr. Philippe Bordeyne (63)Msgr. Philippe Bordeyne (63)

President of Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for Matrimonial and Family Science

Qu’as-tu que tu n’aies reçu

Born:1959.12.21 (Paris, France)
Ordained Priest:1988

President of Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for Matrimonial and Family Science (2021.09.01 – ...)

BrazilFr. Walmir Bortoletto, E.P.Fr. Walmir Bortoletto, E.P.

Superior General of Clerical Society of Virgo Flos Carmeli

Born: (Brazil)

Superior General of Clerical Society of Virgo Flos Carmeli (2018 – ...)

BrazilFr. Carlo Bozza, C.G.S.Fr. Carlo Bozza, C.G.S.

Superior General of Congregation of Jesus the Priest (Venturini)

Born: (Brazil)

Superior General of Congregation of Jesus the Priest (Venturini) (2016.07.08 – ...)

ItalyProf. Lucia Bozzi (56)

Applied Magistrate of Tribunal of Vatican City State

Born:1966.10.02 (Roma, Italy)

Applied Magistrate of Tribunal of Vatican City State (2021.05.19 – ...)

ItalyFr. Andrea Bozzolo, S.D.B. (57)Fr. Andrea Bozzolo, S.D.B. (57)

Rector Magnificus of Salesian Pontifical University

Born:1966 (Mondovì, CN, Piemonte, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1995

Rector Magnificus of Salesian Pontifical University (2021.06.30 [2021.08.03] – ...)

ItalyMsgr. Paolo Luca Braida (63)Msgr. Paolo Luca Braida (63)

Protonotary Apostolic de numero of Prefecture of the Papal Household

Born:1959.07.19 (Milano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1987.06.20

Cleric Prelate of Apostolic Camera (2010.12.30 – 2019)

Protonotary Apostolic de numero of Prefecture of the Papal Household (2022.12.22 – ...)

ItalyFr. Ferruccio Brambillasca, P.I.M.E. (58)Fr. Ferruccio Brambillasca, P.I.M.E. (58)

Superior General of Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions

Born:1964.06.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1989

Superior General of Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (2013.05.20 – ...)

GermanyMsgr. Udo Breitbach (63)Msgr. Udo Breitbach (63)

Undersecretary of Dicastery for Bishops

Born:1960 (Plaidt, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1986.06.28

Undersecretary of Dicastery for Bishops (2012.01.25 – ...)

CanadaFr. Ludger Brien, S.J.

Born:1908.05.02 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1941.08.17
Died:1999.08.23 († 91)

Founder of Society of Christ the Lord (1951.12.01)

ArgentinaFr. Horacio Brito, M.I.C. (74)Fr. Horacio Brito, M.I.C. (74)

Superior General of Missionaries of the Immaculate Conception of Lourdes (Fathers of Garaison)

Born:1948.10.14 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1974.12.01

Superior General of Missionaries of the Immaculate Conception of Lourdes (Fathers of Garaison) (2008 – ...)

FranceFr. Michel Brondino, S.C.J.Fr. Michel Brondino, S.C.J.

Superior General of Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Timon David Fathers)

Born: (France)

Superior General of Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Timon David Fathers) (2004 – 2010.06.17)

Superior General of Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Timon David Fathers) (2016 – ...)

SpainMsgr. José Jaime Brosel Gavilá (55)Msgr. José Jaime Brosel Gavilá (55)

Relator of Dicastery for the Causes of Saints

Born:1967.06.13 (Valencia, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1992

Relator of Dicastery for the Causes of Saints (2017.10.13 – ...)

ItalyFr. Umberto Brugnoni, S.C. (70)Fr. Umberto Brugnoni, S.C. (70)

Superior General of Congregation of the Servants of Charity

Born:1952.05.24 (Italy)

Superior General of Congregation of the Servants of Charity (2018.04.25 – ...)

NetherlandsSr. Marjolein Bruinen, O.P.

Secretary General of Union of the European Conferences of Major Superiors (U.C.E.S.M.)

Born: (Netherlands)

Secretary General of Union of the European Conferences of Major Superiors (U.C.E.S.M.) (2018.03.10 – ...)

EnglandMr. Matteo Bruni (46)

Director of Press Office of the Holy See

Born:1976.11.23 (Winchester, England)

Director of Press Office of the Holy See (2019.07.22 – ...)

RomaniaFr. Gabriel Vasile BuboiFr. Gabriel Vasile Buboi (Romanian Rite)

Procurator at Rome of the Romanians

Born: (Romania)

Procurator at Rome of the Romanians (2015.08 – ...)

ItalyFr. Luigi Buccarello, O.SS.T. (48)Fr. Luigi Buccarello, O.SS.T. (48)

Mnister General of Order of the Most Holy Trinity and of the Captives (Trinitarians)

Born:1974.12.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1999.12.18

Mnister General of Order of the Most Holy Trinity and of the Captives (Trinitarians) (2019.06.14 – ...)

ArgentinaFr. Carlos Miguel Buela, I.V.E. (81)Fr. Carlos Miguel Buela, I.V.E. (81)

Superior General emeritus of Institute of the Incarnate Word

Born:1941.04.04 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1971.10.07

Founder of Institute of the Incarnate Word (1984.03.25)

Superior General of Institute of the Incarnate Word (1984.03.25 – 1994)

Superior General of Institute of the Incarnate Word (2001 – 2010.07.15)

ArgentinaFr. Julio César Bunader, O.F.M. (62)Fr. Julio César Bunader, O.F.M. (62)

Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical University Antonianum

Born:1961.01.09 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1992.05.01

Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical University Antonianum (2013.07.09 – ...)

ArgentinaMsgr. Alejandro W. Bunge (71)Msgr. Alejandro W. Bunge (71)

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota

Born:1951.11.21 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.23

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota (2013.04.07 – ...)

Member of Commission for the Study of the Reform of the Matrimonial Processes in Canon Law (2014.08.27 – 2015)

President of Labour Office of the Apostolic See (2020.10.01 – 2022.01.26)

ItalyProf. Vincenzo Buonomo (61)

President of Disciplinary Commission of the Roman Curia
Rector Magnificus of Pontifical Lateran University
Member of Interdicastery Commission for the Revision of the General Regulations of the Roman Curia

Born:1961.04.17 (Gaeta, Italy)

Rector Magnificus of Pontifical Lateran University (2018.06.02 – ...)

President of Disciplinary Commission of the Roman Curia (2021.01.08 – ...)

Member of Interdicastery Commission for the Revision of the General Regulations of the Roman Curia (2022.04.12 – ...)

ItalyDr. Francesco Buranelli (67)

President of Permanent Commission for the Protection of Historical and Artistic Monuments of the Holy See

Born:1955.03.26 (Roma, Italy)

Director of General Directorate of the Pontifical Monuments, Museums and Galleries (2000? – 2002)

Director of Directorate of Museums of Vatican City State (2002.05.06 – 2007.12.04)

Director of Vatican Museums (2002.05.06 – 2007.12.04)

Secretary of Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church (2007.12.04 – 2012.11.03)

President of Permanent Commission for the Protection of Historical and Artistic Monuments of the Holy See (2017.01.01 – ...)

ItalyMsgr. Cesare Burgazzi (64)Msgr. Cesare Burgazzi (64)

Protonotary Apostolic de numero of Prefecture of the Papal Household

Born:1958.06.16 (Cremona, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1982.06.19

Protonotary Apostolic de numero of Prefecture of the Papal Household (2022.09.12 – ...)

ItalyFr. Luigi Butera Vullo, M.S.P.

Born:1932.05.22 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1960.04.02

Founder of Missionary Servants of the Word (1983.10.18)

Superior General of Missionary Servants of the Word (2002 – 2014.07.16)

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