Congregation of Christian Doctrine (D.C.)



Also known as: Congregazione dei Preti della Dottrina Cristiana (Dottrinari) (Italiano) / Congregatio Patrum Doctrinæ Christianæ (latine)

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

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

Statistics: 20 houses, 85 members (54 priests) (2020)

Address: S. Maria in Monticelli 28, 00186 Roma, Italy


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Superior General:ItalyFr. Sergio La Pegna, D.C. (50)Fr. Sergio La Pegna, D.C. (50) (2018.04.13 – ...)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Giovanni Mario Redaelli, D.C. (2007.01.01 – 2018.04.13)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Luciano Mascarin, D.C. (1994.01.01 – 2007.01.01)
Founder:FranceSaint Fr. César de Bus, D.C. (1592.09.29)

Living Bishops (1 Bishop)

BrazilBishop Vilson Dias de Oliveira, D.C. (64)Bishop Vilson Dias de Oliveira, D.C. (64), Bishop emeritus of Limeira (Brazil)

Saints (1 saint, 2 blesseds)

1607: FranceSaint César de Bus, priest

1792: FranceBlessed Claude Bochot, priest and martyr

1792: FranceBlessed Eustache Félix, priest and martyr

Deceased Bishops (1 Bishop)

2012: BrazilBishop José Alves da Costa, D.C., Bishop of Corumbá (Brazil)

Last updated on 2023.01.08

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