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Third Order Regular of Saint Francis (T.O.R.)

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Also known as: Tercera orden de San Francisco (español) / Terzo Ordine Regolare di San Francesco (Italiano) / Terceira Ordem Regular de São Francisco (Português) / Tertius Ordo Regularis Sancti Francisci (latine)

Type: Mendicant Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 143 houses, 808 members (580 priests) (2015)

Address: Via dei Fori Imperiali 1, 00186 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.699.15.40

Website: LinkLink

History

Churches


Superiors

Minister General:USAFr. Nicholas Edward Polichnowski, T.O.R. (67)Fr. Nicholas Edward Polichnowski, T.O.R. (67) (2013.05.23 – ...)
Minister General:USAFr. Michael Joseph Higgins, T.O.R. (2007.05.09 – 2013.05.23)
Minister General:CroatiaFr. Ilija Živković, T.O.R. (2001.05 – 2007.05.09)
Founder:ItalySaint Deacon Giovanni Francesco Bernardone (Francis of Assisi), O.F.M. (1221)

Living Bishops (2 Bishops)

PeruBishop Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R. (73)Bishop Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R. (73), Bishop-Prelate of Huamachuco (Peru)

BrazilBishop José Vieira de Lima, T.O.R. (85)Bishop José Vieira de Lima, T.O.R. (85), Bishop emeritus of São Luíz de Cáceres (Brazil)


Deceased Bishops (2 Archbishops, 16 Bishops)

2009: BrazilBishop José Afonso Ribeiro, T.O.R., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Borba (Brazil)

2007: BrazilBishop Máximo André Biennès, T.O.R., Bishop emeritus of São Luíz de Cáceres (Brazil)

2003: BrazilBishop Luiz Roberto Gomes de Arruda, T.O.R., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Guajará-Mirim (Brazil)

2001: BrazilBishop Adriano Jaime Miriam Veigle, T.O.R., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Borba (Brazil)

2000: IndiaBishop Urban Eugen McGarry, T.O.R., Bishop emeritus of Bhagalpur (India)

1998: PeruBishop Damián Nicolau Roig, T.O.R., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Huamachuco (Peru)

1996: CroatiaBishop Srecko Badurina, T.O.R., Bishop of Šibenik (Croatia)

1992: TurkeyArchbishop Giovanni Enrico Boccella, T.O.R., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Izmir (Turkey)

1991: USABishop Jerome Arthur Pechillo, T.O.R., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Coronel Oviedo (Paraguay) and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA)

1984: BrazilBishop Francisco Xavier Elias Pedro Paulo Rey, T.O.R., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Guajará-Mirim (Brazil)

1965: BrazilBishop Pedro Luis Maria Galibert, T.O.R., Bishop emeritus of São Luíz de Cáceres (Brazil)

1835: SpainBishop José Gómez Navas, T.O.R., Bishop of Málaga (Spain)

1808: ChinaBishop Alexandre de Gouvea (湯士選), T.O.R., Bishop of Beijing 北京 (China)

1805: PortugalArchbishop Cayetano Da Annunciação Brandão, T.O.R., Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal)

1782: BrazilBishop João Evangelista Pereira da Silva, T.O.R., Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil)

1727: SpainBishop Salvador Rodríguez Castelblanco, T.O.R., Bishop of Orihuela (Spain)

1719: Cape VerdeBishop Francisco a São Agostinho, T.O.R., Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)

1638: IndiaBishop Paulo de Estrella, T.O.R., Bishop of São Tomé de Meliapor (India)


as of 2017.04.23

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