Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception (C.F.I.C.)


Also known as: Söhne der Unbefleckten Empfängnis (Deutsch) / Fils de l’Immaculée Conception (français) / Congregazione dei Figli dell’Immacolata Concezione (Concezionisti) (Italiano) / 無原罪聖母孝子會 (正體中文) / Filii Immaculatæ Conceptionis (latine)

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

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

Statistics: 94 houses, 420 members (230 priests) (2021)

Address: Vicolo del Conte 2, 00148 Roma, Italy






Superior General:IndiaFr. Benny Mekkatt Varghese, C.F.I.C. (48)Fr. Benny Mekkatt Varghese, C.F.I.C. (48) (2022.07.26 – ...)
Pontifical Delegate:ItalyCardinal Giuseppe Versaldi (79)Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi (79) (2013.02.18 – ...)
Superior General:ItalyBr. Michele Perniola, C.F.I.C. (2016.05.20 – 2022.07.26)
Superior General:ItalyBr. Ruggero Valentini, C.F.I.C. (2010.08.05 – 2016.05.20)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Aurelio Mozzetta, C.F.I.C. (1992 – 2010.08.05)
Founder:ItalyBlessed Br. Luigi Maria Monti, C.F.I.C. (1857.09.08)

Living Bishops (1 Bishop)

CanadaBishop Nicola De Angelis, C.F.I.C. (84)Bishop Nicola De Angelis, C.F.I.C. (84), Bishop emeritus of Peterborough (Canada)

Saints (3 blesseds)

1943: BelarusBlessed Antoni Leszczewicz (安東尼・萊斯切維奇), priest and martyr

1943: BelarusBlessed Jerzy Kaszyra, priest and martyr

1900: ItalyBlessed Luigi Maria Monti, religious

Last updated on 2023.05.17

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