Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (C.I.C.M.)



Also known as: Congregación del Corazón Inmaculado de María (español) / Congrégation du Coeur Immaculé de Marie (Scheutistes) (français) / Congregazione del Cuore Immacolato di Maria (Italiano) / Congregatie van het Onbevlekte Hart van Maria (Nederlands) / 聖母聖心會 (正體中文) / Congregatio Immaculati Cordis Mariæ (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: 57 houses, 850 members (665 priests) (2016)

Address: Via S. Giovanni Eudes 95, 00163 Roma, Italy


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Superior General:Congo-KinshasaFr. Charles Phukuta Khonde, C.I.C.M. (52)Fr. Charles Phukuta Khonde, C.I.C.M. (52) (2017.06.16 – ...)
Superior General:USAFr. Timothy Atkin, C.I.C.M. (2011.06 – 2017.06.16)
Superior General:Congo-KinshasaFr. Edouard Tsimba Ngoma, C.I.C.M. (2005.07.23 – 2011.06)
Superior General:BelgiumFr. Jozef Lapauw, C.I.C.M. (1999.09.20 – 2005.07.23)
Superior General:Fr. Jacques Thomas, C.I.C.M. (1993 – 1999)
Superior General:Fr. Michel Decraene, C.I.C.M. (1987 – 1993)
Superior General:Fr. Paul Van Daelen, C.I.C.M. (1974 – 1987)
Superior General:Fr. Wim Goossens, C.I.C.M. (1967 – 1974)
Superior General:Fr. Omer Degrijse, C.I.C.M. (1961 – 1967)
Superior General:Fr. Frans Sercu, C.I.C.M. (1957 – 1961)
Superior General:Fr. Jozef Vandeputte, C.I.C.M. (1947 – 1957)
Vicar General:Fr. Jozef Vandeputte, C.I.C.M. (1935 – 1947)
Superior General:BelgiumFr. Constantin Daems (湯執中), C.I.C.M. (1930.06.23 – 1934.12.11)
Superior General:Fr. Joseph Rutten, C.I.C.M. (1920 – 1930)
Superior General:Fr. Florent Mortier, C.I.C.M. (1909 – 1920)
Superior General:Fr. Albert Botty, C.I.C.M. (1908 – 1909)
Superior General:Fr. Adolf Van Hecke, C.I.C.M. (1898 – 1908)
Superior General:Fr. Jeroom Van Aertselaer, C.I.C.M. (1888 – 1898)
Superior General:Fr. Frans Vranckx, C.I.C.M. (1869 – 1888)
Superior General:NetherlandsFr. Teophiel Verbist (南懷義), C.I.C.M. (1862 – 1865)
Founder:NetherlandsFr. Teophiel Verbist (南懷義), C.I.C.M. (1862)

Living Bishops (3 Archbishops, 10 Bishops)

Congo-KinshasaArchbishop Godefroy Mukeng’a Kalond, C.I.C.M. (88)Archbishop Godefroy Mukeng’a Kalond, C.I.C.M. (88), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kananga (Congo-Kinshasa)

CameroonArchbishop Faustin Ambassa Ndjodo, C.I.C.M. (54)Archbishop Faustin Ambassa Ndjodo, C.I.C.M. (54), Metropolitan Archbishop of Garoua (Cameroon)

CameroonArchbishop Roger Pirenne, C.I.C.M. (84)Archbishop Roger Pirenne, C.I.C.M. (84), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bertoua (Cameroon)

PhilippinesBishop Carlito Joaquin Cenzon, C.I.C.M. (79)Bishop Carlito Joaquin Cenzon, C.I.C.M. (79), Bishop emeritus of Baguio (Philippines)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Léonard Kasanda Lumembu, C.I.C.M. (82)Bishop Léonard Kasanda Lumembu, C.I.C.M. (82), Bishop emeritus of Lwiza (Congo-Kinshasa)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Cyprien Mbuka Nkuanga, C.I.C.M. (74)Bishop Cyprien Mbuka Nkuanga, C.I.C.M. (74), Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Ernest Ngboko Ngombe, C.I.C.M. (54)Bishop Ernest Ngboko Ngombe, C.I.C.M. (54), Bishop of Lisala (Congo-Kinshasa)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Philippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M. (80)Bishop Philippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M. (80), Bishop emeritus of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Louis Nkinga Bondala, C.I.C.M. (81)Bishop Louis Nkinga Bondala, C.I.C.M. (81), Bishop emeritus of Lisala (Congo-Kinshasa)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Oscar Nkolo Kanowa, C.I.C.M. (61)Bishop Oscar Nkolo Kanowa, C.I.C.M. (61), Bishop of Mweka (Congo-Kinshasa)

MongoliaBishop Wenceslao Selga Padilla, C.I.C.M. (68)Bishop Wenceslao Selga Padilla, C.I.C.M. (68), Prefect Apostolic of Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) and Titular Bishop of Tharros

PhilippinesBishop Prudencio Padilla Andaya Jr., C.I.C.M. (59)Bishop Prudencio Padilla Andaya Jr., C.I.C.M. (59), Vicar Apostolic of Tabuk (Philippines) and Titular Bishop of Fuerteventura

Congo-KinshasaBishop Philibert Tembo Nlandu, C.I.C.M. (55)Bishop Philibert Tembo Nlandu, C.I.C.M. (55), Bishop of Budjala (Congo-Kinshasa)

Deceased Bishops (2 Cardinals, 5 Archbishops, 31 Bishops)

2016: Congo-KinshasaBishop Jan van Cauwelaert, C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa)

2011: Congo-KinshasaBishop Ignace Matondo Kwa Nzambi, C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Molegbe (Congo-Kinshasa)

2007: Congo-KinshasaCardinal Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, C.I.C.M., Cardinal-Priest of S. Lucia a Piazza d’Armi and Metropolitan Archbishop of Kinshasa (Congo-Kinshasa)

2005: BelgiumCardinal Jan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M., Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giuliano dei Fiamminghi and President of Labour Office of the Apostolic See

2000: IndonesiaArchbishop Franciscus van Roessel, C.I.C.M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ujung Pandang (Indonesia)

1997: Congo-KinshasaBishop André Jacques, C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa)

1993: PhilippinesBishop William Brasseur, C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Mountain Provinces (Philippines)

1992: Congo-KinshasaArchbishop Bernard Mels, C.I.C.M., Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Lwiza (Congo-Kinshasa)

1987: PhilippinesBishop Albert van Overbeke, C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Bayombong (Philippines)

1982: IndonesiaArchbishop Nicolas Martinus Schneiders, C.I.C.M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Makassar (Indonesia)

1980: ChinaBishop Charles Joseph van Melckebeke (王守禮), C.I.C.M., Bishop of Ningxia 寧夏 (China)

1976: Congo-KinshasaBishop Frans van den Berghe, C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Budjala (Congo-Kinshasa)

1972: Congo-KinshasaBishop Georges Kettel, C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Kabinda (Congo-Kinshasa)

1971: ChinaArchbishop Louis Morel (穆清海), C.I.C.M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Suiyuan 綏遠 (China)

1971: ChinaBishop Joseph Julian Oste (德化隆), C.I.C.M., Bishop of Rehe 熱河 (China)

1969: Congo-KinshasaBishop Louis-Georges-Firmin Demol, C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kasaï Supérieur (Congo-Kinshasa)

1967: Congo-KinshasaArchbishop Félix Scalais, C.I.C.M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Léopoldville (Congo-Kinshasa)

1952: PhilippinesBishop Constace Jurgens, C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Tuguegarao (Philippines)

1952: Congo-KinshasaBishop Giorgio Six, C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Léopoldville (Congo-Kinshasa)

1951: ChinaBishop Leon-Jean-Marie De Smedt (石德懋), C.I.C.M., Bishop of Xiwanzi 西灣子 (China)

1950: ChinaBishop Louis Janssens (南阜民), C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Rehe 熱河 (China)

1949: Congo-KinshasaBishop Joseph Vanderhoven, C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa)

1948: ChinaBishop Francesco Joosten, C.I.C.M., Bishop emeritus of Datong 大同 (China)

1944: Congo-KinshasaBishop Egide de Boeck, C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Lisala (Congo-Kinshasa)

1944: ChinaBishop Gaspare Schotte (石揚休), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Ningxia 寧夏 (China)

1942: ChinaBishop Conrad Abels (葉步司), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Rehe 熱河 (China)

1939: Congo-KinshasaBishop Auguste De Clercq, C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kasaï Supérieur (Congo-Kinshasa)

1938: ChinaBishop Hubert Otto (陶福音), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Northern Kansu 甘肅北境 (China)

1938: Congo-KinshasaBishop Camille Van Ronslé, C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Léopoldville (Congo-Kinshasa)

1938: ChinaBishop Goffredo Frederix (費達德), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Ningxia 寧夏 (China)

1937: ChinaBishop Louis van Dyck (葛崇德), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Suiyuan 綏遠 (China)

1931: ChinaBishop Everard Ter Laak (蘭克複), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Xiwanzi 西灣子 (China) and Apostolic Administrator of Urga 烏蘭巴托 (Mongolia)

1924: ChinaBishop Jerome van Aertselaer (方濟眾), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Chahaer 察哈爾 (China)

1915: ChinaBishop Alfonso Bermyn (閔玉清), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia 西南蒙古 (China)

1900: ChinaBishop Ferdinand Hubertus Hamer (韓默理), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia 西南蒙古 (China)

1896: ChinaBishop Théodore-Herman Rutjes (呂繼賢), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Mongolia 東蒙古 (China)

1895: ChinaBishop Jacques Bax (巴耆賢), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Central Mongolia 中蒙古 (China)

1888: ChinaBishop Alphonse de Voss (德玉明), C.I.C.M., Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia 西南蒙古 (China)

Other Former Prelates (6)

1981: ChinaFr. Alphonse Van Buggenhout (范普厚), C.I.C.M., Secretary General emeritus of Chinese Bishops’ Conference

1948: IndonesiaFr. Gerardo Martino Uberto Martens, C.I.C.M., Prefect Apostolic of Makassar (Indonesia)

1947: PhilippinesFr. Giuseppe Billiet, C.I.C.M., Prefect Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Philippines)

1945: ChinaFr. Giuseppe Hoogers (高東升), C.I.C.M., Prefect Apostolic emeritus of Datongfu 大同府 (China)

1918: ChinaFr. Giovanni Battista Steeneman, C.I.C.M., Ecclesiastical Superior of I-li 伊犁 (China)

>1913: Congo-KinshasaFr. Eméry Cambier, C.I.C.M., Prefect Apostolic emeritus of Kasaï Supérieur (Congo-Kinshasa)

as of 2018.09.23

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