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Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (O.S.B.)

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Also known as: Order of Saint Benedict (English) / Benediktiner (Deutsch) / Orden de San Benito (español) / Ordre de Saint-Benoît (français) / Ordine di San Benedetto (Italiano) / Zakon Świętego Benedykta (polski) / Ordem de São Bento (Português) / 本篤會 (正體中文) / ベネディクト会 (日本語) / 베네딕도회 (한국어) / Ordo Sancti Benedicti (latine) / Benediktinische Konföderation (Deutsch) / Confédération bénédictine (français) / Confœderatio Benedictina Ordinis Sancti Benedicti (latine)

Type: Monastic Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

Depends on: Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Patron Saint: St. Benedict (July 11)

Statistics: 350 houses, 6,865 members (3,587 priests) (2015)

Address: Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta 5, 00153 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.579.13.19

Website: Link

History

Churches

Congregations


Superiors

Abbot Primate:USAAbbot Primate Gregory J. Polan, O.S.B. (67)Abbot Primate Gregory J. Polan, O.S.B. (67) (2016.09.10 – ...)
Abbot Primate:GermanyAbbot Primate Notker D. Wolf, O.S.B. (2000.09.07 – 2016.09.10)
Abbot Primate:USAAbbot Primate Marcel Rooney, O.S.B. (1996.09.18 – 2000.09.03)
Abbot Primate:USAAbbot Primate Jerome Theisen, O.S.B. (1992.09.19 – 1995.09.11)
Abbot Primate:GermanyBishop Viktor Josef Dammertz, O.S.B. (87)Abbot Primate Viktor Josef Dammertz, O.S.B. (87) (later Bishop) (1977.09.22 – 1992.09.19)
Abbot Primate:USAArchbishop Rembert George Weakland, O.S.B. (90)Abbot Primate Rembert George Weakland, O.S.B. (90) (later Archbishop) (1967.09.29 – 1977.09.20)
Abbot Primate:SwitzerlandCardinal Benno Walter Gut, O.S.B. (1959.09.24 – 1967.09.29)
Abbot Primate:SwitzerlandAbbot Primate Bernhard Kälin, O.S.B. (1947.09.16 – 1959.09.24)
Abbot Primate:GermanyAbbot Primate Fidelis von Stotzingen, O.S.B. (1913.08.13 – 1947.01.09)
Coadjutor Abbot Primate:GermanyAbbot Fidelis von Stotzingen, O.S.B. (later Abbot Primate) (1913.05.13 – 1913.08.13)
Abbot Primate:BelgiumAbbot Primate Hildebrand de Hemptinne, O.S.B. (1893.07.12 – 1913.08.03)
Founder:ItalySaint Abbot Benedetto da Norcia (Benedict of Norcia), O.S.B. (529 – 547.03.21)

Living Bishops

Deceased Bishops


as of 2017.04.23

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