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Portuguese Missionary Society (S.M.P./S.M.B.N.)

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Also known as: Società Portoghese per le Missioni (Italiano) / Sociedade Missionária Portuguesa (Português) / Sociedade Missionários da Boa Nova (Português) / Societas Lusitano pro Missionibus (latine)

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 18 houses, 104 members (77 priests) (2015)

Address: Rua da Bempostinha 30, 1150-066 Lisboa, Portugal

Phone: 21.885.15.46

Website: Link

History


Superiors

Superior General:PortugalFr. Adelino Ascenso, S.M.P. (64)Fr. Adelino Ascenso, S.M.P. (64) (2014.07.25 – ...)
Superior General:PortugalFr. Albino Manuel Valente dos Anjos, S.M.P. (2007.10.02 – 2014.07.25)
Superior General:PortugalBishop António José da Rocha Couto, S.M.P. (66)Fr. António José da Rocha Couto, S.M.P. (66) (later Bishop) (2002.07.29 – 2007.07.06)
Founder:PortugalArchbishop João Evangelista de Lima Vidal (1930.10.03)

Living Bishops (1 Bishop)

PortugalBishop António José da Rocha Couto, S.M.P. (66)Bishop António José da Rocha Couto, S.M.P. (66), Bishop of Lamego (Portugal)


Deceased Bishops (1 Bishop)

2010: MozambiqueBishop José dos Santos Garcia, S.M.P., Bishop emeritus of Porto Amélia (Mozambique)


as of 2019.01.02

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