Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo (C.S.)



Also known as: Congregación de los Misioneros de San Carlos Borromeo (español) / Missionari di San Carlo Borromeo (Italiano) / Congregação dos Missionários de São Carlos Borromeu (Português) / Congregatio Missionariorum a S. Carolo (latine) / Kongregation der Missionare vom Heiligen Karl Borromäus (Deutsch) / Congrégation des Missionnaires de Saint-Charles (français) / 嘉祿傳教會 (正體中文)

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

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

Statistics: 194 houses, 684 members (559 priests) (2017)

Address: Via Calandrelli 42, 00153 Roma, Italy


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Superior General:BrazilFr. Leonir Mario Chiarello, C.S.Fr. Leonir Mario Chiarello, C.S. (2018.10.24 – ...)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Alessandro Gazzola, C.S. (2012.11.21 – 2018.10.24)
Superior General:BrazilFr. Sergio Olivio Geremia, C.S. (2007 – 2012.11.21)
Superior General:Fr. Isaia Birollo, C.S. (2001.02 – 2007)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Luigi Valentino Favero, C.S. (1992 – 2000.08.11)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Sisto Caccia, C.S. (1980 – 1992)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Giovanni Simonetto, C.S. (1974 – 1980)
Superior General:Fr. Giulivo Tessarolo, C.S. (1969 – 1974)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Renato Bolzoni, C.S. (1969 – 1974)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Raffaele Larcher, C.S. (1957 – 1963)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Francesco Prevedello, C.S. (1951 – 1957)
Superior General:ItalyCardinal Adeodato Giovanni Piazza, O.C.D. (1948 – 1951)
Superior General:ItalyCardinal Raffaello Carlo Rossi, O.C.D. (1930 – 1948.09.17)
Superior General:ItalyCardinal Carlo Perosi (1928 – 1930.02.22)
Superior General:ItalyCardinal Gaetano De Lai (1924 – 1928.10.24)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Pacifico Chenuil, C.S. (1919 – 1923)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Domenico Vicentini, C.S. (1905 – 1919)
Superior General:ItalyBlessed Bishop Giovanni Battista Scalabrini (1887 – 1905.06.01)
Founder:ItalyBlessed Bishop Giovanni Battista Scalabrini (1887)

Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 5 Bishops)

ItalyArchbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S. (78)Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S. (78), Titular Archbishop of Asolo, Representative emeritus to International Organization for Migration (IOM), Permanent Observer emeritus to World Trade Organization (WTO) and Permanent Observer emeritus to Office of the United Nations and Specialized Institutions in Geneva (UNOG)

BrazilBishop Jacyr Francisco Braido, C.S. (79)Bishop Jacyr Francisco Braido, C.S. (79), Bishop emeritus of Santos (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Adilson Pedro Busin, C.S. (54)Bishop Adilson Pedro Busin, C.S. (54), Titular Bishop of Guardialfiera and Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Laurindo Guizzardi, C.S. (85)Bishop Laurindo Guizzardi, C.S. (85), Bishop emeritus of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Alessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S. (75)Bishop Alessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S. (75), Bishop emeritus of Caxias do Sul (Brazil)

CanadaBishop Lawrence Sabatini, C.S. (89)Bishop Lawrence Sabatini, C.S. (89), Bishop emeritus of Kamloops (Canada)

Other Present Prelates (1)

ItalyFr. Fabio Baggio, C.S. (54)Fr. Fabio Baggio, C.S. (54), Undersecretary of Migrant and Refugee Section of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Deceased Bishops (1 Cardinal, 2 Bishops)

2017: ItalyCardinal Velasio De Paolis, C.S., Cardinal-Deacon of Gesù Buon Pastore alla Montagnola and Pontifical Delegate emeritus for Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ

2016: BrazilBishop Redovino Rizzardo, C.S., Bishop emeritus of Dourados (Brazil)

2005: ItalyBishop Marco Caliaro, C.S., Bishop emeritus of Sabina–Poggio Mirteto (Italy)

Other Former Prelates (1)

>2017: ItalyFr. Gabriele Ferdinando Bentoglio, C.S., Undersecretary emeritus of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

as of 2019.07.20

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