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Clerical Religious Congregations

AcronymClerical Religious Congregations of Pontifical RightAscendingMembersSuperior General
T.C.Capuchin Tertiary Religious of Our Lady of Sorrows (Amigonian Friars)350VenezuelaFr. Frank Gerardo Pérez Alvarado, T.C. (50)Fr. Frank Gerardo Pérez Alvarado, T.C. (50)
C.M.I.Carmelites of Mary Immaculate2,617IndiaFr. Paul Achandy, C.M.I.Fr. Paul Achandy, C.M.I.
I.C.N.Chemin Neuf Institute162FranceFr. François Michon, I.C.N. (53)Fr. François Michon, I.C.N. (53)
C.S.V.Clerics of Saint Viator (Viatorians)433USAFr. Robert M. Egan, C.S.V.Fr. Robert M. Egan, C.S.V.
M.C.C.J.Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (Comboni Missionaries)1,607EthiopiaFr. Tesfaye Tadesse Gebresilasie, M.C.C.J. (49)Fr. Tesfaye Tadesse Gebresilasie, M.C.C.J. (49)
C.F.R.Community of Franciscan Friars of the Renewal111USAFr. John Paul Ouellette, C.F.R.Fr. John Paul Ouellette, C.F.R.
S.M.Company of Mary for the Education of the Deaf14ItalyFr. Robert Frainer, S.M.Fr. Robert Frainer, S.M.
D.C.Congregation of Christian Doctrine (Dottrinari)79ItalyFr. Sergio La Pegna, D.C. (46)Fr. Sergio La Pegna, D.C. (46)
C.Op.Congregation of Christian Workers of Saint Joseph Calasanz31AustriaFr. Clemens Pilar, C.Op. (58)Fr. Clemens Pilar, C.Op. (58)
C.S.C.Congregation of Holy Cross (Holy Cross Fathers)1,454USAFr. Robert Louis Epping, C.S.C. (74)Fr. Robert Louis Epping, C.S.C. (74)
C.G.S.Congregation of Jesus the Priest (Venturini)35BrazilFr. Carlo Bozza, C.G.S.Fr. Carlo Bozza, C.G.S.
M.I.C.Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Marian Fathers)452PolandFr. Andrzej Pakuła, M.I.C. (55)Fr. Andrzej Pakuła, M.I.C. (55)
C.M.M.Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries326South AfricaFr. Thulani Victor Mbuyisa, C.M.M. (47)Fr. Thulani Victor Mbuyisa, C.M.M. (47)
M.S.F.Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy Family810PolandFr. Edmund Jan Michalski, M.S.F. (61)Fr. Edmund Jan Michalski, M.S.F. (61)
C.S.B.Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians)172CanadaFr. Kevin J. Storey, C.S.B.Fr. Kevin J. Storey, C.S.B.
C.S.I.B.P.Congregation of Saint John the Baptist Precursor63ItalyFr. Paolo Orlandi, C.S.I.B.P. (79)Fr. Paolo Orlandi, C.S.I.B.P. (79)
C.S.I. / C.S.J.Congregation of Saint Joseph553ItalyFr. Tullio Locatelli, C.S.I. (68)Fr. Tullio Locatelli, C.S.I. (68)
C.S.M.A.Congregation of Saint Michael the Archangel (Michaelites)326PolandFr. Dariusz Wilk, C.S.M.A. (51)Fr. Dariusz Wilk, C.S.M.A. (51)
S.P. ad V.Congregation of Saint Peter in Chains28SpainFr. Manuel Fernández Chaguaceda, S.P. ad V.Fr. Manuel Fernández Chaguaceda, S.P. ad V.
C.S.T.Congregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower”551IndiaFr. Francis Kilivallickal, C.S.T.Fr. Francis Kilivallickal, C.S.T.
A.A.Congregation of the Augustinians of the Assumption (Assumptionists)930FranceFr. Benoît Grière, A.A. (60)Fr. Benoît Grière, A.A. (60)
S.S.S.Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (Sacramentinos)869BrazilFr. Eugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S. (58)Fr. Eugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S. (58)
C.S.F.Congregation of the Holy Family of Bergamo74ItalyFr. Gianmarco Paris, C.S.F.Fr. Gianmarco Paris, C.S.F.
F.N.Congregation of the Holy Family of Nazareth of Blessed Father Piamarta117ItalyFr. Giancarlo Caprini, F.N. (72)Fr. Giancarlo Caprini, F.N. (72)
C.S.Sp.Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers)2,756IrelandFr. John Fogarty, C.S.Sp. (67)Fr. John Fogarty, C.S.Sp. (67)
C.I.C.M.Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Scheutists)829Congo-KinshasaFr. Charles Phukuta Khonde, C.I.C.M. (53)Fr. Charles Phukuta Khonde, C.I.C.M. (53)
L.C.Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ1,577MexicoFr. Eduardo Robles-Gil Orvañanos (66)Fr. Eduardo Robles-Gil Orvañanos (66)
C.S.Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo (Scalabrinians)684BrazilFr. Leonir Mario Chiarello, C.S.Fr. Leonir Mario Chiarello, C.S.
C.SS.R.Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)5,010CanadaFr. Michael Brehl, C.SS.R. (64)Fr. Michael Brehl, C.SS.R. (64)
C.P.Congregation of the Passion (Passionists)1,963AustraliaFr. Joachim Xavier Rego, C.P. (64)Fr. Joachim Xavier Rego, C.P. (64)
C.F.S.Congregation of the Priestly Fraternity31ColombiaFr. Wilson Adrián Fonseca Ríos, C.F.S.Fr. Wilson Adrián Fonseca Ríos, C.F.S.
S.C.I.Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians)2,169SpainFr. Carlos Luis Suárez Codorniú, S.C.I. (53)Fr. Carlos Luis Suárez Codorniú, S.C.I. (53)
C.R.Congregation of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Resurrectionists)330CanadaFr. Paul Voisin, C.R.Fr. Paul Voisin, C.R.
S.C.J. / T.D.Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Timon David Fathers)22FranceFr. Michel Brondino, S.C.J.Fr. Michel Brondino, S.C.J.
SS.CC.Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Picpus Fathers)697ChileFr. Alberto Manuel Toutin Cataldo, SS.CC. (51)Fr. Alberto Manuel Toutin Cataldo, SS.CC. (51)
C.S.S.Congregation of the Sacred Stigmata (Stigmatines)431BrazilFr. Rubens Sodré Miranda, C.S.S.Fr. Rubens Sodré Miranda, C.S.S.
C.S.Ch.Congregation of the Schools of Charity168ItalyFr. Pietro Fietta, C.S.Ch. (70)Fr. Pietro Fietta, C.S.Ch. (70)
S.C.Congregation of the Servants of Charity558ItalyFr. Umberto Brugnoni, S.C. (66)Fr. Umberto Brugnoni, S.C. (66)
F.M.I.Congregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate86VenezuelaFr. Rafael Serrano, F.M.I.Fr. Rafael Serrano, F.M.I.
F.M.I.Congregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate (Pavonians)173SpainFr. Ricardo Pinilla Collantes, F.M.I. (63)Fr. Ricardo Pinilla Collantes, F.M.I. (63)
F.A.M.Congregation of the Sons of Merciful Love95SpainFr. Aurelio Pérez Garcia, F.A.M. (67)Fr. Aurelio Pérez Garcia, F.A.M. (67)
I.M.C.Consolata Missionaries979ItalyFr. Stefano Camerlengo, I.M.C. (62)Fr. Stefano Camerlengo, I.M.C. (62)
C.P.M.Fathers of Mercy36USAFr. David Wilton, C.P.M.Fr. David Wilton, C.P.M.
S.A.Franciscan Friars of the Atonement67USAFr. Brian F. Terry, S.A.Fr. Brian F. Terry, S.A.
F.F.I. / F.I.Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate344ItalyFr. Sabino Ardito, S.D.B.Fr. Sabino Ardito, S.D.B.
F.S.V.F.Fraternity of Saint Vincent Ferrer19SpainFr. Louis-Marie de Blignières, F.S.V.F. (70)Fr. Louis-Marie de Blignières, F.S.V.F. (70)
I.M.S.Indian Missionary Society308IndiaFr. Paul Mahendra, I.M.S.Fr. Paul Mahendra, I.M.S.
I.C.Institute of Charity (Rosminians)262ItalyFr. Vito Nardin, I.C. (73)Fr. Vito Nardin, I.C. (73)
C.I.Josephites of Belgium113Fr. Jacob Beya Kadumbu, C.I.Fr. Jacob Beya Kadumbu, C.I.
P.M.S.Little Mission for the Deaf and Dumb26ItalyFr. Savino Graziano Castiglione, P.M.S. (67)Fr. Savino Graziano Castiglione, P.M.S. (67)
M.S.Missionaries of Our Lady of LaSalette947ItalyFr. Silvano Marisa, M.S. (72)Fr. Silvano Marisa, M.S. (72)
M.S.F.S.Missionaries of Saint Francis de Sales (Fransalians)1,490IndiaFr. Abraham Vettuvelil, M.S.F.S.Fr. Abraham Vettuvelil, M.S.F.S.
M.J. / S.S.I.Missionaries of Saint Joseph136MexicoFr. Gerardo Maya González, M.J.Fr. Gerardo Maya González, M.J.
S.M.M.Missionaries of the Company of Mary (Montfort Missionaries)846BrazilFr. Luiz Augusto Stefani, S.M.M. (59)Fr. Luiz Augusto Stefani, S.M.M. (59)
M.D.R.Missionaries of the Divine Redeemer95ItalyFr. Egidio Pittiglio, M.D.R. (65)Fr. Egidio Pittiglio, M.D.R. (65)
M.Sp.S.Missionaries of the Holy Spirit302MexicoFr. Francisco Daniel Rivera Sánchez, M.Sp.S.Fr. Francisco Daniel Rivera Sánchez, M.Sp.S.
M.I.C.Missionaries of the Immaculate Conception of Lourdes (Fathers of Garaison)17ArgentinaFr. Horacio Brito, M.I.C. (70)Fr. Horacio Brito, M.I.C. (70)
M.N.M.Missionaries of the Nativity of Mary179Fr. Víctor Cárabes Chávez, M.N.M.Fr. Víctor Cárabes Chávez, M.N.M.
M.S.C.Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and Saint Mary of Guadalupe88MexicoFr. Salvador Villarruel Maldonado, M.S.C.Fr. Salvador Villarruel Maldonado, M.S.C.
M.S.C.Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Sacred Heart Missionaries)1,705GuatemalaFr. Mario Absalón Alvardo Tovar, M.S.C. (48)Fr. Mario Absalón Alvardo Tovar, M.S.C. (48)
M.SS.CC.Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary155ItalyFr. Luigi Toscano, M.SS.CC.Fr. Luigi Toscano, M.SS.CC.
M.SS.CC.Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary of Mallorca130SpainFr. Emilio Velasco Triviño, M.SS.CC. (55)Fr. Emilio Velasco Triviño, M.SS.CC. (55)
M.O.Missionaries of Workers62Fr. Jan Van Roy, M.O.Fr. Jan Van Roy, M.O.
F.M.R.Missionary Brothers of the Countryside102Burkina FasoFr. Pierre Rouamba, F.M.R.Fr. Pierre Rouamba, F.M.R.
M.C.B.S.Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament596IndiaFr. Joseph Maleparampil, M.C.B.S.Fr. Joseph Maleparampil, M.C.B.S.
O.M.I.Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Oblates)3,856USAFr. Louis Lougen, O.M.I. (67)Fr. Louis Lougen, O.M.I. (67)
S.T. / M.S.SS.T.Missionary Servants of Most Holy Trinity117USAFr. Michael K. Barth, S.T.Fr. Michael K. Barth, S.T.
S.d.P.Missionary Servants of the Poor (Morsel of the Poor)163ItalyFr. Salvatore Russo, S.d.P.Fr. Salvatore Russo, S.d.P.
M.S.P.Missionary Servants of the Word338MexicoFr. Moisés Vivar Martínez, M.S.P.Fr. Moisés Vivar Martínez, M.S.P.
M.S.S.P.Missionary Society of Saint Paul67MaltaFr. Mark Grima, M.S.S.P.Fr. Mark Grima, M.S.S.P.
C.M.F.Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians)3,028IndiaFr. Mathew Vattamattam, C.M.F. (59)Fr. Mathew Vattamattam, C.M.F. (59)
O.S.F.S.Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales477USAFr. Barry R. Strong, O.S.F.S.Fr. Barry R. Strong, O.S.F.S.
O.S.J.Oblates of Saint Joseph (Josephines of Asti)609PolandFr. Jan Pelczarski, O.S.J. (54)Fr. Jan Pelczarski, O.S.J. (54)
O.M.V.Oblates of the Virgin Mary183USAFr. David Nicgorski, O.M.V.Fr. David Nicgorski, O.M.V.
O.I.C.Order of the Imitation of Christ264IndiaFr. Jose Kuruvila Peedikayil, O.I.C.Fr. Jose Kuruvila Peedikayil, O.I.C.
C.P.C.R.Parochial Cooperators of Christ the King57FranceFr. Philippe Barbier, C.P.C.R.Fr. Philippe Barbier, C.P.C.R.
P.O.C.R.Pious Workers Rural Catechists (Ardorini Missionaries)47ItalyFr. Rosario Cimino, P.O.C.R. (48)Fr. Rosario Cimino (Salvatore), P.O.C.R. (48)
P.S.D.P.Poor Servants of Divine Providence298ArgentinaFr. Miguel Antonio Tofful, P.S.D.P. (53)Fr. Miguel Antonio Tofful, P.S.D.P. (53)
P.S.M.Priests of Saint Mary of Tinchebray1
S.C.I. di Béth.Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Bétharram298ArgentinaFr. Eduardo Gustavo Agín, S.C.I. di Béth. (56)Fr. Eduardo Gustavo Agín, S.C.I. di Béth. (56)
R.S.V.Religious of Saint Vincent de Paul200Burkina FasoFr. Bertin Sanon, R.S.V.Fr. Bertin Sanon, R.S.V.
R.C.J. / R.C.I.Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus (Rogationists)577ItalyFr. Bruno Rampazzo, R.C.J. (62)Fr. Bruno Rampazzo, R.C.J. (62)
C.R. / C.S.R.Rosarian Fathers210IndiaFr. Justin Sellathurai, C.R.Fr. Justin Sellathurai, C.R.
S.D.B.Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians)14,795SpainFr. Ángel Fernández Artime, S.D.B. (58)Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, S.D.B. (58)
S.I.M. / S.J.M.Servants of Jesus and Mary51GermanyFr. Paul Schindele, S.I.M. (51)Fr. Paul Schindele, S.I.M. (51)
S.P.Servants of the Paraclete48USAFr. David T. Fitzgerald, S.P.Fr. David T. Fitzgerald, S.P.
S.Chr. / T.Chr.Society of Christ for Polish Immigrants439PolandFr. Ryszard Głowacki, S.Chr. (63)Fr. Ryszard Głowacki, S.Chr. (63)
S.D.V.Society of Divine Vocations (Vocationists)469BrazilFr. Antonio Rafael do Nascimento, S.D.V. (56)Fr. Antonio Rafael do Nascimento, S.D.V. (56)
S.M.Society of Mary (Marianists)1,057FranceFr. André Fétis, S.M. (58)Fr. André Fétis, S.M. (58)
S.M.Society of Mary (Marists)752New ZealandFr. John Larsen, S.M. (64)Fr. John Larsen, S.M. (64)
P.S.S.G.Society of Saint Cajetan73ItalyFr. Venanzio GasparoniFr. Venanzio Gasparoni
S.S.E.Society of Saint Edmund (Edmundites)25USAFr. Stephen W. Hornat, S.S.E.Fr. Stephen W. Hornat, S.S.E.
S.S.P.Society of Saint Paul891BrazilFr. Valdir José De Castro, S.S.P. (58)Fr. Valdir José De Castro, S.S.P. (58)
S.D.S.Society of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians)1,157BrazilFr. Milton Zonta, S.D.S. (59)Fr. Milton Zonta, S.D.S. (59)
S.V.D.Society of the Divine Word (Divine Word Missionaries)6,005IndonesiaFr. Paulus Budi Kleden, S.V.D. (53)Fr. Paulus Budi Kleden, S.V.D. (53)
F.C.Sons of Charity149Cote d’IvoireFr. Kouame Emmanuel Say, F.C. (58)Fr. Kouame Emmanuel Say, F.C. (58)
F.d.C.C.Sons of Charity (Canossians)147ItalyFr. Carlo Bittante, F.d.C.C.Fr. Carlo Bittante, F.d.C.C.
F.D.P. / P.O.D.P.Sons of Divine Providence947BrazilFr. Tarcísio Gregório Vieira, F.D.P. (54)Fr. Tarcísio Gregório Vieira, F.D.P. (54)
F.S.M.I.Sons of Saint Mary Immaculate114ItalyFr. Roberto Amici, F.S.M.I. (49)Fr. Roberto Amici, F.S.M.I. (49)
S.F.Sons of the Holy Family of Jesus Mary and Joseph118SpainFr. Lluís Picazo Ustrell, S.F.Fr. Lluís Picazo Ustrell, S.F.
S.X.Xaverian Missionary Fathers (Xaverians)717SpainFr. Fernando García Rodríguez, S.X.Fr. Fernando García Rodríguez, S.X.
AcronymClerical Religious Congregations of Diocesan RightAscendingMembersSuperior General
C.S.J.B.Congregation of Saint John the BaptistFr. John Tran Ahn Thu, C.S.J.B.Fr. John Tran Ahn Thu (陳耀漢), C.S.J.B.
A.J.Congregation of the Apostles of JesusFr. Speratus Kamanzi, A.J.Fr. Speratus Kamanzi, A.J.
C.D.D.Congregation of the Disciples of the LordMalaysiaFr. Francis Chong, C.D.D. (47)Fr. Francis Chong (張少麟), C.D.D. (47)
L.M. / C.M.L.Congregation of the Lebanese Maronite MissionariesLebanonFr. Elie Madi, L.M. (61)Fr. Elie Madi, L.M. (61)
M.D.P.Missionaries of the PlainFranceFr. Ephrem Tenaud, M.D.P.Fr. Ephrem Tenaud, M.D.P.
C.M.S.A.A.Missionary Congregation of Saint Andrew the Apostle
I.C.P.B.Patriarchal Clergy Institute of Bzommar
S.J.C.Society of Joseleitos of Christ
M.S.P.Society of Missionaries of Saint PaulFr. Georges Khawam, M.S.P.Fr. Georges Khawam, M.S.P.

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