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Missionaries of Africa (M. Afr.)

White Fathers

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Also known as: Missionare von Afrika (Weiße Väter) (Deutsch) / Missionnaires d’Afrique (Pères blancs) (français) / Missionari d’Africa (Padri Bianchi) (Italiano) / Missionarii Africæ (Patres Albi) (latine)

Address: C.P. 9078, 00100 Roma-Aurelio; Via Aurelia, 269, 00165 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.393.63.41

Website: Link

History


Superiors

Superior General:GhanaFr. Richard Baawobr, M. Afr. (55)Fr. Richard Baawobr, M. Afr. (55) (2010.05.31 – ...)
Superior General:FranceFr. Gérard Chabanon, M. Afr. (66)Fr. Gérard Chabanon, M. Afr. (66) (2004.06.02 – 2010.05.31)
Superior General:Fr. François Richard, M. Afr. (1998 – 2004.06.02)
Superior General:Fr. Gothard Rosner, M. Afr. (1992 – 1998)
Superior General:Fr. Etienne Renaud, M. Afr. (1986 – 1992)
Superior General:UgandaBishop Robert Marie Gay, M. Afr. (87)Fr. Robert Marie Gay, M. Afr. (87) (later Bishop) (1980 – 1986)
Superior General:Fr. Jean-Marie Vasseur, M. Afr. (1974 – 1980)
Superior General:Fr. Théoz Van Asten, M. Afr. (1967 – 1974)
Superior General:Fr. Léon Volker, M. Afr. (1957 – 1967)
Superior General:Burkina FasoBishop Louis-Marie-Joseph Durrieu, M. Afr. (1947.05.05 – 1957)
Superior General:TanzaniaBishop Joseph-Marie Birraux, M. Afr. (1936.04.22 – 1947.04.30)
Superior General:Fr. Paul Voillard, M. Afr. (1922 – 1936)
Superior General:UgandaArchbishop Léon-Antoine-Augustin-Siméon Livinhac, M. Afr. (1894 – 1922.11.11)
Vicar General:UgandaBishop Léon-Antoine-Augustin-Siméon Livinhac, M. Afr. (later Archbishop) (1889 – 1894)
Vicar General:Fr. Francisque Deguerry, M. Afr. (1886 – 1889)
Vicar General:TanzaniaFr. Léonce Bridoux, M. Afr. (later Bishop) (1885? – 1886)
Vicar General:TanzaniaFr. Jean-Baptiste-Frézal Charbonnier, M. Afr. (later Bishop) (1880 – 1885)
Vicar General:Fr. Francisque Deguerry, M. Afr. (1874 – 1880)
Founder:AlgeriaArchbishop Charles-Martial Allemand-Lavigerie (later Cardinal) (1868)

Living Bishops (2 Archbishops, 8 Bishops)

United KingdomArchbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr. (77)Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr. (77), Titular Archbishop of Nepte, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Egypt, Permanent Observer emeritus to League of Arab States (LAS)

MalawiArchbishop Rémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr. (76)Archbishop Rémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr. (76), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Lilongwe (Malawi)

South AfricaBishop Jan de Groef, M. Afr. (66)Bishop Jan de Groef, M. Afr. (66), Bishop of Bethlehem (South Africa)

UgandaBishop Robert Marie Gay, M. Afr. (87)Bishop Robert Marie Gay, M. Afr. (87), Bishop emeritus of Kabale (Uganda)

MauritaniaBishop Martin Albert Happe, M. Afr. (69)Bishop Martin Albert Happe, M. Afr. (69), Bishop of Nouakchott (Mauritania)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Placide Lubamba Ndjibu, M. Afr. (55)Bishop Placide Lubamba Ndjibu, M. Afr. (55), Bishop of Kasongo (Congo-Kinshasa)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Willy Ngumbi Ngengele, M. Afr. (49)Bishop Willy Ngumbi Ngengele, M. Afr. (49), Bishop of Kindu (Congo-Kinshasa)

AlgeriaBishop Claude Jean Narcisse Rault, M. Afr. (74)Bishop Claude Jean Narcisse Rault, M. Afr. (74), Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria)

MozambiqueBishop Francisco João Silota, M. Afr. (73)Bishop Francisco João Silota, M. Afr. (73), Bishop of Chimoio (Mozambique)

CanadaBishop Albert Thévenot, M. Afr. (69)Bishop Albert Thévenot, M. Afr. (69), Bishop of Prince-Albert (Canada)


Deceased Bishops (1 Cardinal, 14 Archbishops, 70 Bishops)

2012: MalawiBishop Patrick Augustine Kalilombe, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Lilongwe (Malawi)

2008: Burkina FasoBishop Denis Martin Tapsoba, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Ouahigouya (Burkina Faso)

2007: FranceBishop Pierre François Marie Joseph Duprey, M. Afr., Secretary emeritus of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Vice-President emeritus of Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

2005: MaliBishop Joseph Paul Barnabé Perrot, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of San (Mali)

2004: BurundiArchbishop André Makarakiza, M. Afr., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gitega (Burundi)

2004: AlgeriaBishop Michel-Joseph-Gérard Gagnon, M. Afr., Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria)

2003: RwandaArchbishop André Perraudin, M. Afr., Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Kabgayi (Rwanda)

2003: MaliBishop Georges Biard, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Mopti (Mali)

2003: CanadaBishop Louis-de-Gonzague Langevin, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Saint-Hyacinthe (Canada)

2000: Burkina FasoCardinal Paul Zoungrana, M. Afr., Cardinal-Priest of S. Camillo de Lellis, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

2000: UgandaBishop Jean-Marie-Gaëtan Ogez, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Mbarara (Uganda)

1999: Burkina FasoBishop André-Joseph-Prosper Dupont, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)

1999: ZambiaBishop Firmin Courtemanche, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Chipata (Zambia)

1995: TanzaniaBishop James Holmes-Siedle, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Kigoma (Tanzania)

1992: TanzaniaBishop Joseph Blomjous, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Mwanza (Tanzania)

1991: AlgeriaBishop Georges-Louis Mercier, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Laghouat (Algeria)

1990: TunisiaArchbishop Michel Callens, M. Afr., Bishop-Prelate of Tunis (Tunisia)

1990: Burkina FasoBishop Jean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Nouna (Burkina Faso)

1989: AlgeriaBishop Jean-Marie Michel Arthur Alix Zacharie Raimbaud, M. Afr., Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria)

1988: ZambiaBishop Marcel Daubechies, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Kasama (Zambia)

1988: ZambiaBishop Adolf Fürstenberg, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Mbala (Zambia)

1988: GuineaBishop Eugène Maillat, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of N’Zérékoré (Guinea)

1988: ZambiaBishop René-Georges Pailloux, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Mansa (Zambia)

1988: NigeriaBishop Owen McCoy, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Oyo (Nigeria)

1987: Burkina FasoArchbishop Emile-Joseph Socquet, M. Afr., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

>1987: MalawiBishop Jean-Louis Jobidon, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Mzuzu (Malawi)

1986: BurundiArchbishop Antoine Grauls, M. Afr., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gitega (Burundi)

1985: Congo-KinshasaBishop Urbain Etienne Morlion, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Baudouinville (Congo-Kinshasa)

1985: Burkina FasoBishop Joseph-Marie-Eugène Bretault, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Koudougou (Burkina Faso)

1984: ZambiaBishop Alexandre-Auguste-Laurent-Marie Roy, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Bangweulu (Zambia)

1984: MalawiBishop Joseph Fady, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Lilongwe (Malawi)

1983: MaliArchbishop Pierre Louis Leclerc, M. Afr., Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Ségou (Mali)

1983: Congo-KinshasaArchbishop Louis van Steene, M. Afr., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bukavu (Congo-Kinshasa)

1982: BurundiBishop Joseph Martin, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Bururi (Burundi)

1981: UgandaArchbishop Louis Joseph Cabana, M. Afr., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Rubaga (Uganda)

1980: TanzaniaArchbishop Cornelius Bronsveld, M. Afr., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Tabora (Tanzania)

1980: MaliBishop Didier Pérouse de Montclos, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Sikasso (Mali)

1978: MaliBishop Etienne-Marie-Félix Courtois, M. Afr., Bishop of Kayes (Mali)

1976: GhanaBishop Gerard Bertrand, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Navrongo (Ghana)

1976: GhanaBishop Gabriel Champagne, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Tamale (Ghana)

1974: United KingdomBishop Francis Raymond Walsh, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Aberdeen (United Kingdom)

1971: Congo-KinshasaBishop Xavier Geeraerts, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Bukavu (Congo-Kinshasa)

1970: UgandaBishop François-Xavier Lacoursière, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Mbarara (Uganda)

1969: TanzaniaBishop Alfred Lanctôt, M. Afr., Bishop of Rulenge (Tanzania)

1968: TanzaniaBishop Guillaume-Joseph Trudel, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Tabora (Tanzania)

1968: Congo-KinshasaBishop Richard Cleire, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Kasongo (Congo-Kinshasa)

1967: MaliBishop Paul-Marie Molin, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Bamako (Mali)

1966: UgandaArchbishop Joseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr., Metropolitan Archbishop of Rubaga (Uganda)

1966: TanzaniaBishop John van Sambeek, M. Afr., Bishop emeritus of Kigoma (Tanzania)

1965: Burkina FasoBishop Louis-Marie-Joseph Durrieu, M. Afr., Bishop of Ouahigouya (Burkina Faso)

1964: TanzaniaBishop Anthony van Oorschoot, M. Afr., Bishop of Mbeya (Tanzania)

1963: Congo-KinshasaBishop Alphonse Joseph Matthijsen, M. Afr., Bishop of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa)

1962: RwandaBishop Laurent-François Déprimoz, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kabgayi (Rwanda)

1961: MalawiBishop Joseph Ansgarius Julien, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Nyassa (Malawi)

1957: TanzaniaBishop Antoon Oomen, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Mwanza (Tanzania)

1954: TanzaniaBishop Burcardo Huwiler, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Bubuka (Tanzania)

1953: TanzaniaBishop Henri Léonard, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Tabora (Tanzania)

1952: UgandaArchbishop Henri Streicher, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Northern Victoria-Nyanza (Uganda)

1952: GhanaBishop Oscar Morin, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Navrongo (Ghana)

1951: TanzaniaBishop Laurent Tétrault, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Bubuka (Tanzania)

1950: TanzaniaBishop Joseph Sweens, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Victoria-Nyanza (Tanzania)

1949: United KingdomArchbishop Arthur Hughes, M. Afr., Apostolic Internuncio to Egypt

1949: Burkina FasoBishop Joanny Thévenoud, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

1947: Congo-KinshasaBishop Victor Roelens, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Baudouinville (Congo-Kinshasa)

1947: TanzaniaBishop Joseph-Marie Birraux, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Tanganyika (Tanzania), Superior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)

1946: ZambiaBishop Heinrich Horst, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Lwangwa (Zambia)

1945: RwandaBishop Léon-Paul Classe, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Ruanda (Rwanda)

1945: UgandaBishop Joseph-Georges-Édouard Michaud, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Uganda (Uganda)

1945: Congo-KinshasaBishop Edoardo Luigi Antonio Leys, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kivu (Congo-Kinshasa)

1942: MalawiBishop Mathurin Guillemé, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Nyassa (Malawi)

1942: BurundiBishop Julien-Louis-Edouard-Marie Gorju, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Urundi (Burundi)

1939: TunisiaArchbishop Alexis Lemaître, M. Afr., Archbishop of Cartagine

1939: MaliBishop Emile-Fernand Sauvant, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Bamako (Mali)

1938: Congo-KinshasaBishop Augustin-Léopold Huys, M. Afr., Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Haut-Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)

1935: ZambiaBishop Etienne-Benoît Larue, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Bangweulu (Zambia)

1931: Congo-KinshasaBishop Jean-Joseph Hirth, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kivu (Congo-Kinshasa)

1930: MalawiBishop Joseph-Marie-Stanislas Dupont, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Nyassa (Malawi)

1926: UgandaBishop John Forbes, M. Afr., Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern Victoria-Nyanza (Uganda)

1922: UgandaArchbishop Léon-Antoine-Augustin-Siméon Livinhac, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Victoria-Nyanza (Uganda), Superior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)

1917: TanzaniaBishop Adolphe Lechaptois, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Tanganyika (Tanzania)

1912: TanzaniaBishop François Gerboin, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Unianyembé (Tanzania)

1901: MaliBishop Augustin Prosper Hacquard, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Sahara and Sudan (Mali)

1896: UgandaBishop Antonin Guillermain, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Northern Victoria-Nyanza (Uganda)

1890: TanzaniaBishop Léonce Bridoux, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Tanganyika (Tanzania)

1888: TanzaniaBishop Jean-Baptiste-Frézal Charbonnier, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic of Tanganyika (Tanzania)

Other Former Prelates (16)

>2013: ZambiaFr. Michel Merizzi, M. Afr., Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Mansa (Zambia)

>2008: ZambiaFr. Robert Lavertu, M. Afr., Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Mpika (Zambia)

>2006: SpainFr. Justo Lacunza Balda, M. Afr., President emeritus of Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

>2004: AlgeriaFr. Michel Larbubu, M. Afr., Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Laghouat (Algeria)

2001: ZambiaMr. Joost van den Biesen, M. Afr., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Abercorn (Zambia)

>1969: Fr. Joseph Cuoq, M. Afr., Undersecretary emeritus of Secretariat for Non-Christians

1964: MaliFr. Renato Landru, M. Afr., Prefect Apostolic of Gao (Mali)

1964: ZambiaFr. Fernand Martin, M. Afr., Prefect Apostolic emeritus of Fort Jameson (Zambia), Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Fort Jameson (Zambia)

1957: MalawiFr. Marcello Saint-Denis, M. Afr., Prefect Apostolic of Northern Nyassa (Malawi)

1950: GuineaFr. Agostino Guérin, M. Afr., Prefect Apostolic of N’Zérékoré (Guinea)

1947: TanzaniaFr. Ludovico Haag, M. Afr., Prefect Apostolic of Tukuyu (Tanzania)

1941: AlgeriaFr. Gustave-Jean-Marie Nouet, M. Afr., Prefect Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara (Algeria)

1938: TanzaniaFr. Max Theodor Franz Donders, M. Afr., Ecclesiastical Superior of Tukuyu (Tanzania)

1937: Burkina FasoFr. Marcello Paternôt, M. Afr., Prefect Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)

1933: Burkina FasoFr. Cesario Giovanni Ippolito Esquerre, M. Afr., Prefect Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)

>1918: Fr. Antoine Delpuch, M. Afr., Rector emeritus of Pontifical Oriental Institute


as of 2014.12.12

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