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Congregation of the Passion (C.P.)

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Also known as: Congregation of Discalced Clerks of the Most Holy Cross and Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ (English) / Kongregation vom Leiden Jesu Christi (Passionisten) (Deutsch) / Congregación de la Pasión (Pasionistas) (español) / Congrégation de la Passion de Jésus-Christ (Passionistes) (français) / Congregazione della Passione di Gesù Cristo (Passionisti) (Italiano) / Zgromadzenie Męki Pańskiej (Pasjoniści) (polski) / Congregação da Paixão de Jesus Cristo (Passionistas) (Português) / 耶穌苦難會 (正體中文) / Congregatio Passionis Iesu Christi (latine)

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

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

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Sorrows

Statistics: 365 houses, 1,963 members (1,514 priests) (2017)

Address: Piazza SS. Giovanni e Paolo, 13, 00184 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.77.27.11

Website: Link

History

Churches


Superiors

Superior General:AustraliaFr. Joachim Xavier Rego, C.P. (65)Fr. Joachim Xavier Rego, C.P. (65) (2012.09.27 – ...)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Ottaviano D’Egidio, C.P. (2000 – 2012.09.27)
Superior General:Fr. José Augustín Orbegozo Jáuregui, C.P. (1988 – 2000)
Superior General:JamaicaFr. Paul Michael Boyle, C.P. (later Bishop) (1976 – 1988)
Superior General:USAFr. Theodore Foley, C.P. (1964.05.07 – 1974.10.09)
Superior General:USAFr. Malcolm La Velle, C.P. (1952 – 1964)
Superior General:ArgentinaFr. Alberto Deane, C.P. (later Bishop) (1946 – 1952)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Tito Cerroni, C.P. (1937 – 1946)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Tito Finocchi, C.P. (1931 – 1937)
Superior General:NetherlandsFr. Leo Peter Kierkels, C.P. (later Archbishop) (1926 – 1931.03.23)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Silvio Di Vezza, C.P. (1914 – 1926)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Geremia Angelucci, C.P. (1908 – 1914)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Cesare Silvestrelli (Bernardo Maria di Gesù), C.P. (later Blessed) (1893 – 1907)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Francesco Saverio Del Principe, C.P. (1890 – 1892)
Vicar General:ItalyFr. Francesco Saverio Del Principe, C.P. (1889 – 1890)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Cesare Silvestrelli (Bernardo Maria di Gesù), C.P. (later Blessed) (1878 – 1889)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Bernardo Prelini, C.P. (1875 – 1878)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Domenico Giacchini, C.P. (1869 – 1875)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Pietro Paolo Cayro, C.P. (1863 – 1869)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Antonio Testa, C.P. (1839 – 1862)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Antonio Colombo, C.P. (1827 – 1839)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Paolo Luigi Pighi, C.P. (1820 – 1827)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Tommaso Albesano, C.P. (1809 – 1820)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Giuseppe Maria Claris, C.P. (1796 – 1809)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Giovanni Battista Gorresio, C.P. (1790 – 1796)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Giovanni Maria Cioni, C.P. (1784 – 1790)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Giovanni Battista Gorresio, C.P. (1778 – 1784)
Vicar General:ItalyFr. Giovanni Battista Gorresio, C.P. (1775 – 1778)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Paolo Francesco Danei (Paul of the Cross), C.P. (later Saint) (1741 – 1775.10.18)
Founder:ItalyFr. Paolo Francesco Danei (Paul of the Cross), C.P. (later Saint) (1720)

Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 10 Bishops)

BrazilArchbishop Washington Cruz, C.P. (73)Archbishop Washington Cruz, C.P. (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Goiânia (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Tommaso Cascianelli, C.P. (72)Bishop Tommaso Cascianelli, C.P. (72), Bishop of Irecê (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P. (57)Bishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P. (57), Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Afonso Fioreze, C.P. (77)Bishop Afonso Fioreze, C.P. (77), Bishop emeritus of Luziânia (Brazil)

EnglandBishop William Kenney, C.P. (74)Bishop William Kenney, C.P. (74), Titular Bishop of Midica and Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham (England)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Emery Kibal Mansong’loo, C.P. (50)Bishop Emery Kibal Mansong’loo, C.P. (50), Bishop of Kole (Congo-Kinshasa)

MozambiqueBishop Luiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P. (64)Bishop Luiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P. (64), Bishop of Pemba (Mozambique) and Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique

BoliviaBishop Jesús Agustín López de Lama, C.P. (90)Bishop Jesús Agustín López de Lama, C.P. (90), Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Corocoro (Bolivia)

Puerto RicoBishop Iñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P. (87)Bishop Iñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P. (87), Bishop emeritus of Arecibo (Puerto Rico)

IndonesiaBishop Giulio Mencuccini, C.P. (74)Bishop Giulio Mencuccini, C.P. (74), Bishop of Sanggau (Indonesia)

USABishop Neil Edward Tiedemann, C.P. (72)Bishop Neil Edward Tiedemann, C.P. (72), Titular Bishop of Cova and Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn (USA)

Other Present Prelates (1)

PeruFr. Jesús María Aristín Seco, C.P.Fr. Jesús María Aristín Seco, C.P., Apostolic Administrator of Yurimaguas (Peru)


Saints (5 saints, 33 blesseds)

1934: SpainSaint Inocencio de la Inmaculada (Manuel Canoura Arnau), priest and martyr

1893: IrelandSaint Karel (Joannes Andreas Houben), priest

1862: ItalySaint Gabriele dell’Addolorata (Francesco Possenti), religious

1824: ItalySaint Vincenzo Maria Strambi, bishop

1775: ItalySaint Paul of the Cross (Paolo Francesco Danei), priest

1952: BulgariaBlessed Vincentius Eugenio Bossilkoff, bishop and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Germán de Jesús y María (Manuel Pérez Jiménez), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Felipe del Niño Jesús (Felipe Valcobado Granado), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Nicéforo de Jesús y María (Vicente Díez Tejerina), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Pedro del Corazón de Jesús (Pedro Largo Redondo), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Juan Pedro de San Antonio (José María Bengoa Aranguren), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Ildefonso de la Cruz (Anatolio García Nozal), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Justiniano de San Gabriel de la Dolorosa (Justiniano Cuesta Redondo), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Anacario de la Inmaculada (Anacario Benito Lozal), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Felipe de San Miguel (Felipe Ruiz Fraile), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Maurilio del Niño Jesús (Murilio Macho Rodríguez), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed José de Jesús y María (José Osés Sáinz), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Julio del Corazón de Jesús (Julio Mediavilla Consejero), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed José María de Jesús Agonizante (José María Ruiz Martínez), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Laurino de Jesús Crucificado (Laurino Proaño Cuesta), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed José de los Sagrados Corazones (José Estalayo García), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Epifanio de San Miguel (Epifanio Sierra Conde), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Abilio de la Cruz (Abilio Ramos y Ramos), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Zacarías del Santísimo Sacramento (Zacarías Fernández Crespo), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Benito de la Virgen de Villar (Benito Solana Ruiz), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Félix de las Cinco Heridas (Félix Ugalde Irurzun), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Pablo María de San José (Pedro Leoz Portillo), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Eufrasio del Amor Misericordioso (Eufrasio de Celis Santos), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Tomás del Santísimo Sacramento (Tomás Cuartero Gascón), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Honorino de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores (Honorio Carracedo Ramos), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Fulgencio del Corazón de María (Fulgencio Calvo Sánchez), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed José María de Jesús y María (José María Cuartero Gascón), religious and martyr

1916: BelgiumBlessed Isidore of Saint Joseph (Isidore De Loor), religious

1911: ItalyBlessed Cesare (Bernardo Maria di Gesù Silvestrelli), priest

1902: ItalyBlessed Grimoaldo della Purificazione (Ferdinando Santamaria), priest

1889: ItalyBlessed Pio di San Luigi (Luigi Campidelli), religious

1856: ItalyBlessed Lorenzo Maria di San Francesco Saverio (Lorenzo Salvi), priest

1849: EnglandBlessed Domenico della Madre di Dio (Domenico Barberi), priest


Deceased Bishops (8 Archbishops, 38 Bishops)

2018: PeruBishop Miguel Irízar Campos, C.P., Bishop of Callao (Peru)

2017: PeruBishop José Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P., Vicar Apostolic of Yurimaguas (Peru)

2013: USABishop Norbert Mary Leonard James Dorsey, C.P., Bishop of Orlando (USA)

2009: ItalyArchbishop Piergiorgio Silvano Nesti, C.P., Archbishop of Camerino–San Severino Marche (Italy) and Secretary of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

2008: PeruBishop Venancio Celestino Orbe Uriarte, C.P., Bishop-Prelate of Moyobamba (Peru)

2008: JamaicaBishop Paul Michael Boyle, C.P., Bishop of Mandeville (Jamaica)

2007: PeruBishop José Ramón Santos Iztueta Mendizábal, C.P., Bishop-Prelate of Moyobamba (Peru)

2006: BrazilBishop José Mauro Pereira Bastos, C.P., Bishop of Guaxupé (Brazil)

2002: Papua New GuineaBishop John Etheridge, C.P., Bishop of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea)

1998: BrazilBishop Estanislau Arnoldo van Melis, C.P., Bishop of São Luís de Montes Belos (Brazil)

1996: PhilippinesBishop Reginald Edward Vincent Arliss, C.P., Bishop-Prelate of Marbel (Philippines)

1991: BrazilBishop Geraldo Claudio Luiz Micheletto Pellanda, C.P., Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil)

1987: CubaBishop Eduardo Pedro Martínez y Dalmau, C.P., Bishop of Cienfuegos (Cuba)

1985: ArgentinaBishop Alberto Deane, C.P., Bishop of Villa María (Argentina)

1981: ItalyBishop Stanislao Amilcare Battistelli, C.P., Bishop of Teramo (Italy) and Bishop of Atri (Italy)

1981: IndonesiaBishop Gabriel W. Sillekens, C.P., Bishop of Ketapang (Indonesia)

1981: BotswanaBishop Urban Charles Joseph Murphy, C.P., Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana)

1981: Papua New GuineaBishop Paschal Sweeney, C.P., Bishop of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea)

1976: Congo-KinshasaBishop Joseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P., Bishop of Tshumbe (Congo-Kinshasa)

1976: PeruBishop Gregorio Elias Olazar Muruaga, C.P., Vicar Apostolic of Yurimaguas (Peru)

1972: PhilippinesBishop Quintino Carlo Bertamo Olwell, C.P., Bishop-Prelate of Marbel (Philippines)

1971: TanzaniaBishop Anthony Jeremiah Pesce, C.P., Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania)

1968: ChinaBishop Cutbert Martin O’Gara (歐克瀾), C.P., Bishop of Yuanling 沅陵 (China)

1966: PeruBishop Martin Fulgencio Elorza Legaristi, C.P., Bishop-Prelate of Moyobamba (Peru)

1965: BoliviaBishop Ubaldo Evaristo Cibrián Fernández, C.P., Bishop-Prelate of Corocoro (Bolivia)

1963: ItalyArchbishop Giovanni Battista Peruzzo, C.P., Bishop of Agrigento (Italy) and Archbishop ad personam

1960: ItalyBishop Eugenio Raffaele Faggiano, C.P., Bishop of Cariati (Italy)

1959: ArgentinaBishop Carlos Francisco Hanlon, C.P., Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina)

1957: NetherlandsArchbishop Leo Peter Kierkels, C.P., Superior General of Congregation of the Passion (Passionists)

1957: PeruBishop Atanasio Celestino Jáuregui y Goiri, C.P., Vicar Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marañón (Peru)

1952: BulgariaBlessed Bishop Vincentius Eugenio Bossilkoff, C.P., Bishop of Nikopol (Bulgaria)

1946: BulgariaBishop Damian Johannes Theelen, C.P., Bishop of Nikopol (Bulgaria)

1935: USABishop Paul Joseph Nussbaum, C.P., Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie–Marquette

1918: ItalyArchbishop Pietro Paolo Camillo Moreschini, C.P., Archbishop of Camerino (Italy) and Bishop of Treia (Italy)

1916: BulgariaArchbishop Henri Doulcet, C.P., Bishop of Nikopol (Bulgaria)

1916: ItalyBishop Michele Cardella, C.P., Bishop of Sovana–Pitigliano (Italy)

1915: BulgariaBishop Leonardo Baumbach, C.P., Bishop of Nikopol (Bulgaria)

1897: ItalyBishop Costantino Costa, C.P., Bishop of Segni (Italy)

1893: BulgariaBishop Ippolito Agosto, C.P., Bishop of Nikopol (Bulgaria)

1892: RomaniaArchbishop Paolo Giuseppe Palma, C.P., Archbishop of Bucureşti (Romania)

1885: RomaniaArchbishop Ignazio Paoli, C.P., Archbishop of Bucureşti (Romania)

1874: BulgariaArchbishop Antonio Giuseppe Pluym, C.P., Bishop of Nikopol (Bulgaria)

1847: ItalyBishop Fortunato Maria Ercolani, C.P., Bishop of Civita Castellana (Italy), Bishop of Orte and Bishop of Gallese

1824: ItalySaint Bishop Vincenzo Maria Strambi, C.P., Bishop of Tolentino (Italy) and Bishop of Macerata (Italy)

1814: BulgariaBishop Francesco Maria Ferreri, C.P., Bishop of Nikopol (Bulgaria)

1780: ItalyBishop Tommaso Struzzieri, C.P., Bishop of Todi (Italy)

Other Former Prelates (8)

>2016: ItalyFr. Ciro Benedettini, C.P., Deputy Director of Press Office of the Holy See

>2013: MozambiqueFr. Fernando Domingos Costa, C.P., Apostolic Administrator of Pemba (Mozambique)

>1991: Papua New GuineaFr. David Wilkie, C.P., Apostolic Administrator of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea)

1982: IndonesiaFr. Domenico Luca Spinosi, C.P., Prefect Apostolic of Sekadau (Indonesia)

1972: IndonesiaFr. Michele Di Simone, C.P., Prefect Apostolic of Sekadau (Indonesia)

1941: TanzaniaFr. Stanislao dell’Addolorata, C.P., Prefect Apostolic of Dodoma (Tanzania)

1939: ChinaFr. Dominic Langenbacher (藍堅牧), C.P., Prefect Apostolic of Chenzhou 辰州 (China)

1874: TurkeyMsgr. Joseph Pluym, C.P., Apostolic Administrator of Constantinopole (Turkey)


as of 2020.05.13

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