Missionaries of the Precious Blood (C.PP.S.)

Also known as: Missionari del Preziosissimo Sangue (Italiano) / Congregatio Missionariorum Pretiosissimi Sanguinis (latine)

Type: Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 156 houses, 635 members (493 priests) (2017)

Address: Viale di Porta Ardeatina 66, 00154 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.574.16.56

Website: Link




Moderator General:USAFr. William A. Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. (64)Fr. William A. Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. (64) (2013 – ...)
Moderator General:ItalyFr. Francesco Bartoloni, C.PP.S. (2007 – 2013)
Moderator General:USAFr. Barry Fischer, C.PP.S. (1995 – 2007)
Founder:ItalySaint Fr. Gaspare del Bufalo, C.PP.S. (1815.08.15)

Living Bishops (2 Bishops)

USABishop Joseph Leo Charron, C.PP.S. (79)Bishop Joseph Leo Charron, C.PP.S. (79), Bishop emeritus of Des Moines (USA)

BrazilBishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (80)Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (80), Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Xingu (Brazil)

Deceased Bishops (1 Cardinal, 2 Archbishops, 4 Bishops)

1995: BrazilBishop Clemente Geiger, C.PP.S., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Xingu (Brazil)

1986: BrazilBishop Eurico Kräutler, C.PP.S., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Xingu (Brazil)

1979: USABishop Joseph Mary Marling, C.PP.S., Bishop emeritus of Jefferson City (USA)

1952: ItalyCardinal Alessio Ascalesi, C.PP.S., Cardinal-Priest of S. Callisto, Metropolitan Archbishop of Napoli (Italy) and Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals

1911: ItalyArchbishop Gaetano Caporali, C.PP.S., Metropolitan Archbishop of Otranto (Italy)

1893: USABishop Joseph Gregory Dwenger, C.PP.S., Bishop of Fort Wayne (USA)

1886: SwitzerlandArchbishop Eugenio Lachat, C.PP.S., Apostolic Administrator of Ticino (Switzerland) and Bishop emeritus of Basel (Switzerland)

as of 2019.11.08

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