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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. (76)Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr. (76) , Titular Archbishop of Nepte, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Egypt, Permanent Observer emeritus to League of Arab States

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. (68)Bishop Martin Albert Happe, M. Afr. (68) , Bishop of Nouakchott (Mauritania)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Placide Lubamba Ndjibu, M. Afr. (54)Bishop Placide Lubamba Ndjibu, M. Afr. (54) , Bishop of Kasongo (Congo-Kinshasa)

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

AlgeriaBishop Claude Jean Narcisse Rault, M. Afr. (73)Bishop Claude Jean Narcisse Rault, M. Afr. (73) , 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. (68)Bishop Albert Thévenot, M. Afr. (68) , 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 2014.08.16

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