Officials

Officials

LebanonArchimandrite Elie Maalouf, B.C.Archimandrite Elie Maalouf, B.C. (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Superior General of Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist

Born: (Lebanon)

Superior General of Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist (2013.08 – ...)

Congo-BrazzavilleFr. Antonio MabialaFr. Antonio Mabiala

General Secretary of Association of Episcopal Conferences of the Central Africa Region

Born: (Congo-Brazzaville)

General Secretary of Association of Episcopal Conferences of the Central Africa Region (2018? – ...)

MexicoFr. Marcial Maciel Degollado, L.C.

Born:1920.03.10 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1944.11.26
Died:2008.01.30 († 87)

Founder of Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ (1941.01.03)

Director General of Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ (1948.06.13 – 2005.01)

Founder of Regnum Christi Apostolic Movement (1959)

CanadaSr. Louise Madore, F.d.L.S.

Superior General of Daughters of Wisdom

Born: (Canada)

President of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.) (2008 – 2009)

Superior General of Daughters of Wisdom (2012 – ...)

ScotlandFr. Gerard MaguinessFr. Gerard Maguiness

General Secretary of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland

Born: (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1994.07.04

General Secretary of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland (2020.02.07 – ...)

ItalyFr. Luciano Mainini, C.S.P. (71)Fr. Luciano Mainini, C.S.P. (71)

President of Society of Saint Paul

Born:1951.09.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1977.06.24

President of Society of Saint Paul (2016.09 – ...)

PolandFr. Józef Marian Maj, S.J. (67)Fr. Józef Marian Maj, S.J. (67)

Vice-Director for Administration of Vatican Observatory

Born:1956 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1982

Vice-Director for Administration of Vatican Observatory (2009.09 – ...)

South AfricaSr. Hermenegild Makoro, C.P.S.

Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Born: (South Africa)

General Secretary of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2012.03 – 2020.10.01)

Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (2014.12.17 – ...)

TanzaniaFr. Anthony Makunde (60)Fr. Anthony Makunde (60)

General Secretary of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa

Born:1963 (Moshi, Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1991

General Secretary of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (2006 – 2013.07.19)

General Secretary of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (2018.07.21 – ...)

PolandMsgr. Paweł Malecha (58)Msgr. Paweł Malecha (58)

Promoter of Justice of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura

Born:1964.06.28 (Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1990

Substitute Promoter of Justice of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (2012.04.30 – 2023.01.20)

Promoter of Justice of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (2023.01.20 – ...)

IndiaFr. Joseph Maleparampil, M.C.B.S.Fr. Joseph Maleparampil, M.C.B.S. (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Superior General of Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament

Born: (India)

Superior General of Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (2014.03 – ...)

ItalyMr. Gianfranco Mammì (67)

Director General of Institute for Works of Religion

Born:1956 (Italy)

Deputy Director General of Institute for Works of Religion (2015.03.06 – 2015.11.24)

Director General of Institute for Works of Religion (2015.11.24 – ...)

TanzaniaFr. Antonius Mamsery, M.S.C.Fr. Antonius Mamsery, M.S.C.

Superior General of Missionaries of the Holy Cross

Born: (Tanzania)

Superior General of Missionaries of the Holy Cross (? – ...)

ItalyFr. Stefano Maria Pio Manelli, F.F.I.

Born:1933.05.01 (Fiume, Croatia)
Ordained Priest:1955.10.30

Founder of Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate (1965)

Superior General of Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate (1990.06.23 – 2013.07.11)

IndiaFr. George Mannara, C.V. (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Born: (India)

Founder of Vincentian Congregation (1927.07.19)

Superior General of Vincentian Congregation (1927.07.19 – ?)

ItalyProf. Venerando Marano

Judge of Tribunal of Vatican City State

Born: (Italy)

Judge of Tribunal of Vatican City State (2013.06.20 – ...)

PolandMsgr. Krzysztof Marcjanowicz (45)Msgr. Krzysztof Marcjanowicz (45)

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

Born:1977.03.24 (Krakow, Poland)
Ordained Priest:2002.06.08

Papal Master of Ceremonies of Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff (2018.02.09 – ...)

Fr. John Marengoni, F.S.C.I.

ItalyFr. Silvano Marisa, M.S. (76)Fr. Silvano Marisa, M.S. (76)

Superior General of Missionaries of Our Lady of LaSalette

Born:1946.09.27 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1973.12.16

Superior General of Missionaries of Our Lady of LaSalette (2012.04.24 – ...)

FranceFr. Gabriel Martin

Born:1873 (France)
Died:1949 († 76)

Founder of Missionaries of the Plain (1928)

FranceMr. Pierre Martin

Born: (France)

Founder of International Federation of Pueri Cantores (1907)

FranceFr. Henri Martinesche, C.S.B.

Born:1797 (France)
Ordained Priest:1822
Died:1879.02.24 († 82)

Founder of Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians) (1822.11.21)

MexicoFr. Teodosio Martínez Ramos, M.S.C.

Born:1908 (Mexico)
Died:1978 († 70)

Founder of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and Saint Mary of Guadalupe (1938.06.03)

GermanyFr. Michael Maß, C.M.M. (42)Fr. Michael Maß, C.M.M. (42)

Superior General of Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries

Born:1980.05.19 (Rottenburg, Germany)
Ordained Priest:2007.06.30

Superior General of Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries (2022.10.10 – ...)

ItalyMr. Francesco Masci (45)

Director of Technology Department of Dicastery for Communication

Born:1978 (Italy)

Director of Technology Department of Dicastery for Communication (2016.02.09 – ...)

ItalyDr. Massimo Massella Ducci Teri (73)

Judge of Appeals Court of Vatican City State

Born:1949.06.12 (Bibbiena, Italy)

Judge of Appeals Court of Vatican City State (2021.02.05 – ...)

FranceSr. Françoise Massy, F.M.M. (75)

Superior General of Franciscan Missionaries of Mary

Born:1947.03.02 (France)

Superior General of Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (2014.10.01 – ...)

KenyaMsgr. Benjamin Kituto Maswili (59)Msgr. Benjamin Kituto Maswili (59)

Apostolic Administrator of the Military Ordinariate of Kenya (Kenya)

Born:1964.01.25 (Kenya)

Apostolic Administrator of the Military Ordinariate of Kenya (Kenya) (2016.12.30 – ...)

ItalyMsgr. Armando Matteo (52)Msgr. Armando Matteo (52)

Secretary for the Doctrinal Section of Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith

Born:1970.09.21 (Catanzaro, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1997.12.20

Adjunct Undersecretary of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (2021.04.12 – 2022.04.23)

Secretary for the Doctrinal Section of Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (2022.04.23 – ...)

FranceFr. Bruno Maurel, O.J.J.A.Fr. Bruno Maurel, O.J.J.A.

Superior General of Institute of the Work of Youth

Born: (France)

Superior General of Institute of the Work of Youth (2015 – ...)

ItalyVenerable Fr. Gaetano Francesco Mauro, P.O.C.R.

Born:1888.04.13 (Rogliano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1912.07.14
Died:1969.12.31 (Montalto Uffugo, Italy † 81)

Founder of Congregation of Rural Catechists (1928.12.08)

Superior General of Pious Workers Rural Catechists (Ardorini Missionaries) (1956 – 1969.12.31)

Priest of Pious Workers Rural Catechists (Ardorini Missionaries).

SloveniaFr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. (63)Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. (63)

Superior General of Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians, Lazarists)

Born:1959.05.09 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1983.06.29

Superior General of Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians, Lazarists) (2016.07.05 – ...)

SlovakiaFr. Jonáš Maxim, M.S.U. (48)Fr. Jonáš Maxim, M.S.U. (48) (Ukrainian Rite)

Hegumen of Ukrainian Studite Monks

Born:1974.11.21 (Levoča, Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1998.07.11

Hegumen of Ukrainian Studite Monks (2020.06.19 – ...)

USASr. Theresa Maxis Duchemin, I.H.M.

Born:1810 (USA)
Died:1892 († 82)

Founder of Congregation of the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (1845.11.10)

Congo-BrazzavilleFr. Alain Mayama, C.S.Sp. (51)Fr. Alain Mayama, C.S.Sp. (51)

Superior General of Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers)

Born:1971.03.21 (Brazzaville, Congo-Brazzaville)
Ordained Priest:2000.07.15

Superior General of Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers) (2021.10.18 – ...)

BrazilFr. Geraldo Magela de Lima Mayrink, S.D.N. (65)Fr. Geraldo Magela de Lima Mayrink, S.D.N. (65)

Superior General of Missionaries of Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament

Born:1957.10.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1982.12.05

Superior General of Missionaries of Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament (2010.01.14 – ...)

ItalyProf. Danilo Mazzoleni (73)

Rector of Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology

Born:1950 (Italy)

Rector of Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology (2004 – 2007)

Rector of Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology (2013.10.04 – ...)

ItalyMsgr. Stefano Mazzotti (56)Msgr. Stefano Mazzotti (馬德範) (56)

Pro-Chargé d’affaires in China

Born:1966.06.18 (Faenza, RA, Emilia Romagna, Italy)
Ordained Priest:2001.11.24

Pro-Chargé d’affaires in China (2022.07.19 [2022.08.22] – ...)

SwitzerlandFr. Josef Meili, S.M.B. (80)Fr. Josef Meili, S.M.B. (80)

Superior General of Society of Bethlehem Mission Immensee

Born:1943 (Switzerland)

Superior General of Society of Bethlehem Mission Immensee (1993 – 2003)

Superior General of Society of Bethlehem Mission Immensee (2008.10.01 – 2013.10.01)

Superior General of Society of Bethlehem Mission Immensee (2018 – ...)

MexicoMsgr. José Fernando Mejía Yáñez, M.G. (68)Msgr. José Fernando Mejía Yáñez, M.G. (68)

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota

Born:1955 (Ciudad de México, Mexico)

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota (2016.03.22 – ...)

IndiaFr. Benny Mekkatt Varghese, C.F.I.C. (48)Fr. Benny Mekkatt Varghese, C.F.I.C. (48)

Superior General of Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception

Born:1975 (India)
Ordained Priest:2004.10.09

Superior General of Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception (2022.07.26 – ...)

ItalySr. Mary Melone, S.F.A. (58)

Superior General of Angeline Franciscan Sisters

Born:1964.08.16 (Italy)

Rector Magnificus of Pontifical University Antonianum (2014.07.03 – 2020.05.22)

Superior General of Angeline Franciscan Sisters (2019.07.15 – ...)

ArgentinaAbbot Mamerto Menapace, O.S.B. (81)Abbot Mamerto Menapace, O.S.B. (81)

President of Cono-Sur Benedictine Congregation of the Holy Cross

Born:1942.01.24 (Malabrigo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1966

President of Cono-Sur Benedictine Congregation of the Holy Cross (1995.06.14 – ...)

CanadaFr. Eusèbe-Enrique Ménard, O.F.M.

Born:1916.01.06 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1941
Died:1987.03.26 († 71)

Founder of Society of the Holy Apostles (1956)

MexicoFr. Marco Antonio Mendoza Martínez, O.F.M. (41)Fr. Marco Antonio Mendoza Martínez, O.F.M. (41)

Secretary of Pontifical International Marian Academy

Born:1982 (Celaya, GUA, Mexico)

Secretary of Pontifical International Marian Academy (2022.12.08 – ...)

FranceFr. Pierre-Marie Mermier, M.S.F.S.

Born:1790.08.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1813
Died:1862.09.30 († 72)

Founder of Missionaries of Saint Francis de Sales (Fransalians) (1838.10.24)

SwitzerlandAbbot Christian Meyer, O.S.B. (56)Abbot Christian Meyer, O.S.B. (56)

President of Benedictine Congregation of Switzerland

Born:1967.01.13 (Basel, Switzerland)

President of Benedictine Congregation of Switzerland (2015 – ...)

EthiopiaProf. Benyam Dawit Mezmur

Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Born: (Ethiopia)

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

IndiaSr. M. Joseph Michael, M.C. (69)

Superior General of Missionaries of Charity

Born:1954 (India)

Superior General of Missionaries of Charity (2022.03.12 – ...)

SlovakiaFr. Martin Michalíček (48)Fr. Martin Michalíček (48)

General Secretary of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences

Born:1974.08.18 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1999

General Secretary of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (2018.09.14 – ...)

PolandFr. Iryney Mariusz Michalik, C.M.S.A.A. (Ukrainian Rite)

Born: (Poland)

Founder of Missionary Congregation of Saint Andrew the Apostle (1997.11.30)

Superior General of Missionary Congregation of Saint Andrew the Apostle (1997.11.30 – 2003.10.21)

FranceFr. François Michon, I.C.N. (57)Fr. François Michon, I.C.N. (57)

Superior General of Chemin Neuf Institute

Born:1966 (France)
Ordained Priest:1994

Superior General of Chemin Neuf Institute (2016.08.17 – ...)

ItalyProf. Gian Piero Milano (75)

Member of Financial Security Committee

Born:1947.11.23 (Italy)

Promoter of Justice of Tribunal of Vatican City State (2013.10.19 – 2020.04.13)

Member of Financial Security Committee (2013.10.19 – ...)

Promoter of Justice of Office of Promoters of Justice (2020.04.13 – 2022.09.23)

ItalyMsgr. Pietro Milite (52)Msgr. Pietro Milite (52)

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota
Judge of Appeals Court of Vatican City State

Born:1970.11.16 (Nocera Superiore, AV, Campania, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1995

Promoter of Justice of Tribunal of the Roman Rota (2013.06.28 – 2015.01.09)

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota (2015.01.09 – ...)

Judge of Appeals Court of Vatican City State (2018.03.10 – ...)

USAMsgr. William V. Millea (70)Msgr. William V. Millea (70)

Protonotary Apostolic de numero of Prefecture of the Papal Household

Born:1952.07.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1980.06.15

Papal Master of Ceremonies of Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff (1997.02.24 – 2009.09.02)

Protonotary Apostolic de numero of Prefecture of the Papal Household (2018.07.02 – ...)

ItalyMr. Alberto Minali (57)

Member of Council for the Economy

Born:1965.08.24 (Verona, Italy)

Member of Council for the Economy (2020.08.06 – ...)

Br. Anil Minj, M.O.P.

Superior General of Missionaries of the Poor

Superior General of Missionaries of the Poor (2017 – ...)

ItalyProf. Cesare Mirabelli (80)

Councillor General of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State

Born:1942.12.29 (Italy)

Councillor General of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State (2005.03.16 – ...)

BrazilFr. Rubens Sodré Miranda, C.S.S.Fr. Rubens Sodré Miranda, C.S.S.

Superior General of Congregation of the Sacred Stigmata (Stigmatines)

Born: (Brazil)

Superior General of Congregation of the Sacred Stigmata (Stigmatines) (2018.02.15 – ...)

ItalyFr. Vincenzo Molinaro, O.M.D. (82)Fr. Vincenzo Molinaro, O.M.D. (82)

Rector General of Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of Lucca

Born:1940.11.12 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.18

Rector General of Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of Lucca (1986 – 2004.07.08)

Rector General of Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of Lucca (2016.07 – ...)

ItalyProf. Andrea Monda (56)

Director Manager of L’Osservatore Romano

Born:1966.03.22 (Roma, Italy)

Director Manager of L’Osservatore Romano (2018.12.18 – ...)

FranceMsgr. Maurice Monier (70)Msgr. Maurice Monier (70)

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota

Born:1952.12.21 (Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon, France)
Ordained Priest:1977

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota (1995.01.09 – ...)

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

Pro-Dean of Tribunal of the Roman Rota (2016.12.12 – 2018)

FranceFr. Philippe Mora, I.C.R.S.S.

Born: (France)
Ordained Priest:1979.06.24

Founder of Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (1990.09.01)

SpainFr. Alejandro Moral Antón, O.S.A. (67)Fr. Alejandro Moral Antón, O.S.A. (67)

Prior General of Order of Saint Augustine (Augustinians)

Born:1955.06.01 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.20

Prior General of Order of Saint Augustine (Augustinians) (2013.09.04 – ...)

Sierra LeoneFr. Paul Morana SandiFr. Paul Morana Sandi

General Secretary of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

Born: (Sierra Leone)

General Secretary of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC (2014? – ...)

ItalyFr. Jacopo Antonio Morigia, B.

Born:1497 (Italy)
Died:1546.04.13 († 49)

Founder of Clerics Regular of Saint Paul (Barnabites) (1530)

Superior General of Clerics Regular of Saint Paul (Barnabites) (1536.04.15 – 1542)

GermanyBr. Paulus Moritz, C.M.S.F.

Born: (Germany)

Founder of Franciscan Missionary Brothers (1901.02.21)

Superior General of Franciscan Missionary Brothers (1930 – 1940)

USAMsgr. James Patrick Moroney (70)Msgr. James Patrick Moroney (70)

Executive Secretary of “Vox Clara” Committee

Born:1953.01.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1980.06.28

Executive Secretary of “Vox Clara” Committee (2001 – ...)

LebanonFr. Maroun Moubarak, L.M.Fr. Maroun Moubarak, L.M. (Maronite Rite)

Superior General of Congregation of the Lebanese Maronite Missionaries

Born: (Lebanon)

Superior General of Congregation of the Lebanese Maronite Missionaries (2019 – ...)

ZimbabweFr. Tryvis Moyo, C.SS.R. (48)Fr. Tryvis Moyo, C.SS.R. (48)

General Secretary of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Born:1975 (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:2005.04

General Secretary of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2022.11 – ...)

FranceFr. Jean-Baptiste Muard, S.S.E.

Born:1809 (France)
Ordained Priest:1834
Died:1854 († 45)

Founder of Society of Saint Edmund (Edmundites) (1843)

CambodiaFr. Francis Katongo MukosaFr. Francis Katongo Mukosa

General Secretary of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops

Born: (Cambodia)
Ordained Priest:1999.05.13

General Secretary of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (2021.08.20 – ...)

IrelandFr. Tim Mulroy, S.S.C.M.E. (59)Fr. Tim Mulroy, S.S.C.M.E. (59)

Superior General of Missionary Society of Saint Columban (Columban Missionaries)

Born:1964 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1995

Superior General of Missionary Society of Saint Columban (Columban Missionaries) (2018.09.22 – ...)

South AfricaSr. Tshifhiwa Munzhedzi, O.P.

General Secretary of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Born: (South Africa)

General Secretary of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2020.10.01 [2021.01.01] – ...)

IrelandMsgr. Joseph Murphy (54)Msgr. Joseph Murphy (54)

Head of Protocol of Secretariat of State

Born:1968.08.16 (Cork, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1993.07.11

Head of Protocol of Secretariat of State (2018.03.22 – ...)

BrazilDr. Cristiane Murray (60)

Deputy Director of Press Office of the Holy See

Born:1962.03.10 (Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil)

Deputy Director of Press Office of the Holy See (2019.07.25 – ...)

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