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Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (C.M.F.)

Claretians

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Also known as: Claretiner Missionare (Deutsch) / Congregación de Misioneros Hijos del Inmaculado Corazón de María (Claretianos) (español) / Missionnaires Fils du Cœur Immaculé de Marie (Clarétains) (français) / Missionari Figli del Cuore Immacolato di Maria (Italiano) / Missionários Filhos do Imaculado Coração de Maria (Claretianos) (Português) / 聖母聖心孝子會 (正體中文) / Congregatio Missionariorum Filiorum Immaculati Cordis B.M.V. (latine)

Type: Clerical Religious Congregation of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 509 houses, 3,077 members (2,216 priests) (2015)

Address: Via del Sacro Cuore di Maria 5, 00197 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.80.91.00.11

Website: Link

History

Churches


Superiors

Superior General:IndiaFr. Mathew Vattamattam, C.M.F. (57)Fr. Mathew Vattamattam, C.M.F. (57) (2015.09.05 – ...)
Superior General:SpainFr. Josep María Abella Batlle, C.M.F. (2003.09.01 – 2015.09.05)
Superior General:Fr. Aquilino Bocos Merino, C.M.F. (1991 – 2003)
Superior General:Fr. Gustavo Alonso, C.M.F. (1979 – 1991)
Superior General:Fr. Antonio Leghisa, C.M.F. (1967 – 1979)
Superior General:Fr. Peter Schweiger, C.M.F. (1949 – 1967)
Superior General:Fr. Nicolás García Cuesta, C.M.F. (1937 – 1949)
Superior General:Fr. Felipe Maroto, C.M.F. (1934 – 1937)
Superior General:Fr. Nicolás García Cuesta, C.M.F. (1922 – 1934)
Superior General:Fr. Martín Alsina Sevarroja, C.M.F. (1906 – 1922)
Superior General:Fr. Clemente Serrat, C.M.F. (1899 – 1906)
Superior General:Fr. José Xifré, C.M.F. (1858 – 1899)
Superior General:Fr. Esteban Sala, C.M.F. (1850 – 1858)
Founder:CubaSaint Fr. Antonio María Claret y Clará, C.M.F. (later Archbishop) (1849.07.16)
Superior General:CubaSaint Fr. Antonio María Claret y Clará, C.M.F. (later Archbishop) (1849 – 1850.05.20)

Living Bishops (2 Cardinals, 20 Bishops)

PortugalCardinal José Saraiva Martins, C.M.F. (85)Cardinal José Saraiva Martins, C.M.F. (85), Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina and Prefect emeritus of Congregation for the Causes of Saints

SpainCardinal Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F. (87)Cardinal Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F. (87), Cardinal-Priest of S. Angela Merici and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela (Spain)

NigeriaBishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F. (52)Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F. (52), Bishop of Makurdi (Nigeria)

BrazilBishop Pedro Casaldáliga Plá, C.M.F. (89)Bishop Pedro Casaldáliga Plá, C.M.F. (89), Bishop-Prelate emeritus of São Félix (Brazil)

ColombiaBishop Jorge Iván Castaño Rubio, C.M.F. (81)Bishop Jorge Iván Castaño Rubio, C.M.F. (81), Titular Bishop of Ston and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Medellín (Colombia)

ArgentinaBishop Juan José Chaparro Stivanello, C.M.F. (63)Bishop Juan José Chaparro Stivanello, C.M.F. (63), Bishop of San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina)

BrazilBishop Argemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F. (64)Bishop Argemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F. (64), Bishop of Assis (Brazil)

SpainBishop Luis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F. (53)Bishop Luis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F. (53), Bishop of Mondoñedo–Ferrol (Spain)

HondurasBishop Rómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F. (68)Bishop Rómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F. (68), Titular Bishop of Nigræ maiores and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of San Pedro Sula (Honduras)

Equatorial GuineaBishop Juan Domingo-Beka Esono Ayang, C.M.F. (48)Bishop-elect Juan Domingo-Beka Esono Ayang, C.M.F. (48), Bishop of Mongomo (Equatorial Guinea)

HondurasBishop Angel Garachana Pérez, C.M.F. (72)Bishop Angel Garachana Pérez, C.M.F. (72), Bishop of San Pedro Sula (Honduras) and President of Episcopal Conference of Honduras

Puerto RicoBishop Rubén Antonio González Medina, C.M.F. (68)Bishop Rubén Antonio González Medina, C.M.F. (68), Bishop of Ponce (Puerto Rico)

PanamaBishop Pedro Joaquin Hernández Cantarero, C.M.F. (62)Bishop Pedro Joaquin Hernández Cantarero, C.M.F. (62), Vicar Apostolic of Darién (Panama) and Titular Bishop of Thabraca

PolandBishop Jacek Kiciński, C.M.F. (48)Bishop Jacek Kiciński, C.M.F. (48), Titular Bishop of Margum and Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Poland)

Equatorial GuineaBishop Juan Matogo Oyana, C.M.F. (67)Bishop Juan Matogo Oyana, C.M.F. (67), Bishop of Bata (Equatorial Guinea)

São Tomé and PríncipeBishop Manuel António Mendes dos Santos, C.M.F. (57)Bishop Manuel António Mendes dos Santos, C.M.F. (57), Bishop of São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé and Príncipe)

ArgentinaBishop Pedro María Olmedo Rivero, C.M.F. (72)Bishop Pedro María Olmedo Rivero, C.M.F. (72), Bishop-Prelate of Humahuaca (Argentina)

HondurasBishop Juan José Pineda Fasquelle, C.M.F. (56)Bishop Juan José Pineda Fasquelle, C.M.F. (56), Titular Bishop of Obori and Auxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras)

ChileBishop Gaspar Francisco Quintana Jorquera, C.M.F. (80)Bishop Gaspar Francisco Quintana Jorquera, C.M.F. (80), Bishop emeritus of Copiapó (Chile)

USABishop Plácido Rodríguez, C.M.F. (76)Bishop Plácido Rodríguez, C.M.F. (76), Bishop emeritus of Lubbock (USA)

PeruBishop José Javier Travieso Martín, C.M.F. (65)Bishop José Javier Travieso Martín, C.M.F. (65), Vicar Apostolic of San José de Amazonas (Peru) and Titular Bishop of Tubusuptu

ColombiaBishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (62)Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (62), Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia)


Deceased Bishops (2 Cardinals, 6 Archbishops, 21 Bishops)

2016: SpainBishop Luis Gutiérrez Martín, C.M.F., Bishop emeritus of Segovia (Spain)

2015: PanamaBishop Carlos María Ariz Bolea, C.M.F., Bishop emeritus of Colón–Kuna Yala (Panama)

2014: BoliviaBishop Manuel Revollo Crespo, C.M.F., Coadjutor Military Ordinary emeritus of Bolivia (Bolivia)

2010: ArgentinaBishop Alfredo Mario Espósito Castro, C.M.F., Bishop emeritus of Zárate–Campana (Argentina)

2006: Equatorial GuineaBishop Alfred Maria Oburu Asue, C.M.F., Bishop of Ebebiyín (Equatorial Guinea)

2002: ColombiaBishop Pedro Grau y Arola, C.M.F., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Quibdó (Colombia)

2002: PanamaBishop Marcos Zuluaga Arteche, C.M.F., Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Darién (Panama)

1997: PanamaBishop Jesús Serrano Pastor, C.M.F., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Darién (Panama)

1997: PhilippinesBishop José María Querejeta Mendizábal, C.M.F., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Isabela (Philippines)

1997: ColombiaBishop Alfonso Sánchez Peña, C.M.F., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Alto Sinú (Colombia)

1995: BrazilBishop Francisco Prada Carrera, C.M.F., Bishop emeritus of Uruaçu (Brazil)

1995: ArgentinaBishop José María Márquez Bernal, C.M.F., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Humahuaca (Argentina)

1991: Equatorial GuineaArchbishop Rafael María Nze Abuy, C.M.F., Metropolitan Archbishop of Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) and President of Episcopal Conference of Equatorial Guinea

1982: BrazilArchbishop Geraldo Fernandes Bijos, C.M.F., Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil)

1979: Equatorial GuineaBishop Francisco Gómez Marijuán, C.M.F., Bishop emeritus of Malabo (Equatorial Guinea)

1976: BrazilBishop José de Matos Pereira, C.M.F., Bishop of Barretos (Brazil)

1975: SpainCardinal Arturo Tabera Araoz, C.M.F., Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Montorio, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Pamplona (Spain) and Prefect of Sacred Congregation for the Religious and Secular Institutes

1973: SpainCardinal Arcadio María Larraona, C.M.F., Cardinal-Priest of S. Cuore di Maria and Superior General emeritus of Congregation of Saint John the Baptist Precursor

1968: BoliviaArchbishop Abel Isidoro Antezana y Rojas, C.M.F., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of La Paz (Bolivia) and President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia

1963: PanamaArchbishop Francisco Beckmann, C.M.F., Metropolitan Archbishop of Panamá (Panama) and President of Episcopal Conference of Panama

1963: PanamaBishop José María Preciado y Nieva, C.M.F., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Darién (Panama)

1957: Equatorial GuineaBishop Leoncio Fernández Galilea, C.M.F., Vicar Apostolic of Fernando Poo (Equatorial Guinea)

1947: BoliviaBishop Ramón Font y Farrés, C.M.F., Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia)

1943: PanamaArchbishop Juan José Maíztegui y Besoitaiturria, C.M.F., Archbishop of Panamá (Panama)

1935: Equatorial GuineaBishop Nicolás Gonzalez Pérez, C.M.F., Vicar Apostolic of Fernando Poo (Equatorial Guinea)

1935: BrazilBishop Florentino Simón y Garriga, C.M.F., Bishop-Prelate of São José de Alto Tocantins (Brazil)

1929: ColombiaBishop Antonio Maria Pueyo de Val, C.M.F., Bishop of Pasto (Colombia)

1918: Equatorial GuineaBishop Pedro Coll Armengol, C.M.F., Vicar Apostolic of Fernando Poo (Equatorial Guinea)

1870: CubaSaint Archbishop Antonio María Claret y Clará, C.M.F., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santiago (Cuba)

Other Former Prelates (7)

>2004: Fr. Jesús Torres Llorente, C.M.F., Undersecretary emeritus of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

>1983: São Tomé and PríncipeFr. João de Freitas Alves, C.M.F., Apostolic Administrator emeritus of São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé and Príncipe)

>1957: SpainFr. Manuel Jesús Arroba Conde, C.M.F.

1954: ChinaFr. José Fogued y Gil (扶植義), C.M.F., Prefect Apostolic of Tunxi 屯溪 (China)

1952: ColombiaFr. Francesco Sanz Pascual, C.M.F., Prefect Apostolic of Chocó (Colombia)

>1937: BrazilFr. Francesco Ozamiz Corta, C.M.F., Apostolic Administrator emeritus of São José de Alto Tocantins (Brazil)

>1930: ColombiaFr. Francisco Gutiérrez, C.M.F., Prefect Apostolic emeritus of Chocó (Colombia)


as of 2017.04.23

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