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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)354ColombiaFr. Marino Martínez Pérez, T.C. (69)Fr. Marino Martínez Pérez, T.C. (69)
C.M.I.Carmelites of Mary Immaculate2,597IndiaFr. Paul Achandy, C.M.I.Fr. Paul Achandy, C.M.I.
I.C.N.Chemin Neuf Institute152FranceFr. François Michon, I.C.N. (53)Fr. François Michon, I.C.N. (53)
C.S.V.Clerics of Saint Viator (Viatorians)444USAFr. 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)1,662EthiopiaFr. 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 Renewal112USAFr. 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)75ItalyFr. Sergio La Pegna, D.C. (46)Fr. Sergio La Pegna, D.C. (46)
C.Op.Congregation of Christian Workers of Saint Joseph Calasanz30AustriaFr. Clemens Pilar, C.Op. (58)Fr. Clemens Pilar, C.Op. (58)
C.S.C.Congregation of Holy Cross (Holy Cross Fathers)1,485USAFr. Robert Louis Epping, C.S.C. (74)Fr. Robert Louis Epping, C.S.C. (74)
C.G.S.Congregation of Jesus the Priest (Venturini)38BrazilFr. 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)447PolandFr. Andrzej Pakuła, M.I.C. (55)Fr. Andrzej Pakuła, M.I.C. (55)
C.M.M.Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries337South AfricaFr. Thulani Victor Mbuyisa, C.M.M. (46)Fr. Thulani Victor Mbuyisa, C.M.M. (46)
M.S.F.Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy Family827PolandFr. Edmund Jan Michalski, M.S.F. (61)Fr. Edmund Jan Michalski, M.S.F. (61)
C.S.B.Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians)191CanadaFr. Kevin Storey, C.S.B.Fr. Kevin Storey, C.S.B.
C.S.I.B.P.Congregation of Saint John the Baptist Precursor61ItalyFr. 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 Joseph546ItalyFr. Mario Aldegani, C.S.I. (66)Fr. Mario Aldegani, C.S.I. (66)
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 Chains32SpainFr. 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”536IndiaFr. Francis Kilivallickal, C.S.T.Fr. Francis Kilivallickal, C.S.T.
A.A.Congregation of the Augustinians of the Assumption (Assumptionists)924FranceFr. Benoît Grière, A.A. (60)Fr. Benoît Grière, A.A. (60)
S.S.S.Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (Sacramentinos)876BrazilFr. Eugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S. (58)Fr. Eugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S. (58)
C.S.F.Congregation of the Holy Family of Bergamo73ItalyFr. Gianmarco Paris, C.S.F.Fr. Gianmarco Paris, C.S.F.
F.N.Congregation of the Holy Family of Nazareth of Blessed Father Piamarta123ItalyFr. Giancarlo Caprini, F.N. (72)Fr. Giancarlo Caprini, F.N. (72)
C.S.Sp.Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers)2,705IrelandFr. John Fogarty, C.S.Sp. (66)Fr. John Fogarty, C.S.Sp. (66)
C.I.C.M.Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Scheutists)850Congo-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 Christ1,582MexicoFr. Eduardo Robles-Gil Orvañanos (66)Fr. Eduardo Robles-Gil Orvañanos (66)
C.S.Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo (Scalabrinians)712BrazilFr. Leonir Mario Chiarello, C.S.Fr. Leonir Mario Chiarello, C.S.
C.SS.R.Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)5,029CanadaFr. Michael Brehl, C.SS.R. (63)Fr. Michael Brehl, C.SS.R. (63)
C.P.Congregation of the Passion (Passionists)1,964AustraliaFr. Joachim Xavier Rego, C.P. (64)Fr. Joachim Xavier Rego, C.P. (64)
C.F.S.Congregation of the Priestly Fraternity31CanadaFr. Bruno Hamel, C.F.S.Fr. Bruno Hamel, C.F.S.
S.C.I.Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians)2,171SpainFr. 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)327CanadaFr. Paul Voisin, C.R.Fr. Paul Voisin, C.R.
S.C.J. / T.D.Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Timon David Fathers)23FranceFr. Michel Brondino, S.C.J.Fr. Michel Brondino, S.C.J.
SS.CC.Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Picpus Fathers)718SpainFr. Javier Álvarez-Ossorio Ramos, SS.CC. (56)Fr. Javier Álvarez-Ossorio Ramos, SS.CC. (56)
C.S.S.Congregation of the Sacred Stigmata (Stigmatines)416ItalyFr. Maurizio Baldessarri, C.S.S. (69)Fr. Maurizio Baldessarri, C.S.S. (69)
C.S.Ch.Congregation of the Schools of Charity159ItalyFr. Pietro Fietta, C.S.Ch. (70)Fr. Pietro Fietta, C.S.Ch. (70)
S.C.Congregation of the Servants of Charity559ItalyFr. Alfonso Crippa, S.C.Fr. Alfonso Crippa, S.C.
F.M.I.Congregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate90VenezuelaFr. Rafael Serrano, F.M.I.Fr. Rafael Serrano, F.M.I.
F.M.I.Congregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate (Pavonians)180SpainFr. Ricardo Pinilla Collantes, F.M.I. (62)Fr. Ricardo Pinilla Collantes, F.M.I. (62)
F.A.M.Congregation of the Sons of Merciful Love87SpainFr. Aurelio Pérez Garcia, F.A.M. (66)Fr. Aurelio Pérez Garcia, F.A.M. (66)
I.M.C.Consolata Missionaries982ItalyFr. Stefano Camerlengo, I.M.C. (62)Fr. Stefano Camerlengo, I.M.C. (62)
C.P.M.Fathers of Mercy37USAFr. David Wilton, C.P.M.Fr. David Wilton, C.P.M.
S.A.Franciscan Friars of the Atonement70USAFr. 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 Ferrer21SpainFr. Louis-Marie de Blignières, F.S.V.F. (69)Fr. Louis-Marie de Blignières, F.S.V.F. (69)
I.M.S.Indian Missionary Society318IndiaFr. 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 Dumb45ItalyFr. Savino Graziano Castiglione, P.M.S. (67)Fr. Savino Graziano Castiglione, P.M.S. (67)
M.S.Missionaries of Our Lady of LaSalette987ItalyFr. Silvano Marisa, M.S. (72)Fr. Silvano Marisa, M.S. (72)
M.S.F.S.Missionaries of Saint Francis de Sales (Fransalians)1,603IndiaFr. Abraham Vettuvelil, M.S.F.S.Fr. Abraham Vettuvelil, M.S.F.S.
M.J. / S.S.I.Missionaries of Saint Joseph149MexicoFr. 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 Redeemer97ItalyFr. Egidio Pittiglio, M.D.R. (64)Fr. Egidio Pittiglio, M.D.R. (64)
M.Sp.S.Missionaries of the Holy Spirit301MexicoFr. 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)18ArgentinaFr. Horacio Brito, M.I.C. (70)Fr. Horacio Brito, M.I.C. (70)
M.N.M.Missionaries of the Nativity of Mary174Fr. 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 Guadalupe86MexicoFr. 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)1,724GuatemalaFr. 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 Mary148ItalyFr. Luigi Toscano, M.SS.CC.Fr. Luigi Toscano, M.SS.CC.
M.SS.CC.Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary of Mallorca131SpainFr. Emilio Velasco Triviño, M.SS.CC. (55)Fr. Emilio Velasco Triviño, M.SS.CC. (55)
M.O.Missionaries of Workers65
F.M.R.Missionary Brothers of the Countryside109Burkina FasoFr. Pierre Rouamba, F.M.R.Fr. Pierre Rouamba, F.M.R.
M.C.B.S.Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament592IndiaFr. Joseph Maleparampil, M.C.B.S.Fr. Joseph Maleparampil, M.C.B.S.
O.M.I.Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Oblates)3,916USAFr. Louis Lougen, O.M.I. (67)Fr. Louis Lougen, O.M.I. (67)
S.T. / M.S.SS.T.Missionary Servants of Most Holy Trinity121USAFr. Michael K. Barth, S.T.Fr. Michael K. Barth, S.T.
S.d.P.Missionary Servants of the Poor (Morsel of the Poor)165ItalyFr. Salvatore Russo, S.d.P.Fr. Salvatore Russo, S.d.P.
M.S.P.Missionary Servants of the Word317MexicoFr. Moisés Vivar Martínez, M.S.P.Fr. Moisés Vivar Martínez, M.S.P.
M.S.S.P.Missionary Society of Saint Paul73MaltaFr. 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)2,952IndiaFr. Mathew Vattamattam, C.M.F. (59)Fr. Mathew Vattamattam, C.M.F. (59)
O.S.F.S.Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales477BrazilFr. José Kiesel Aldino, O.S.F.S. (60)Fr. José Kiesel Aldino, O.S.F.S. (60)
O.S.J.Oblates of Saint Joseph (Josephines of Asti)627PolandFr. Jan Pelczarski, O.S.J. (53)Fr. Jan Pelczarski, O.S.J. (53)
O.M.V.Oblates of the Virgin Mary186USAFr. David Nicgorski, O.M.V.Fr. David Nicgorski, O.M.V.
O.I.C.Order of the Imitation of Christ189IndiaFr. 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)50ItalyFr. Rosario Cimino, P.O.C.R. (48)Fr. Rosario Cimino (Salvatore), P.O.C.R. (48)
P.S.D.P.Poor Servants of Divine Providence317ArgentinaFr. Miguel Tofful, P.S.D.P. (52)Fr. Miguel Tofful, P.S.D.P. (52)
P.S.M.Priests of Saint Mary of Tinchebray2
S.C.I. di Béth.Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Bétharram293ArgentinaFr. Gustavo Agín, S.C.I. di Béth. (56)Fr. Gustavo Agín, S.C.I. di Béth. (56)
R.S.V.Religious of Saint Vincent de Paul195Burkina 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)566ItalyFr. Bruno Rampazzo, R.C.J. (62)Fr. Bruno Rampazzo, R.C.J. (62)
C.R. / C.S.R.Rosarian Fathers190IndiaFr. K.P. Xavier, C.R. (59)Fr. K.P. Xavier, C.R. (59)
S.D.B.Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians)14,884SpainFr. 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 Mary52GermanyFr. Paul Schindele, S.I.M. (50)Fr. Paul Schindele, S.I.M. (50)
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 Immigrants438PolandFr. Ryszard Głowacki, S.Chr. (62)Fr. Ryszard Głowacki, S.Chr. (62)
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)1,093FranceFr. André Fétis, S.M. (57)Fr. André Fétis, S.M. (57)
S.M.Society of Mary (Marists)782IrelandFr. John Hannan, S.M. (75)Fr. John Hannan, S.M. (75)
P.S.S.G.Society of Saint Cajetan76ItalyFr. Venanzio GasparoniFr. Venanzio Gasparoni
S.S.E.Society of Saint Edmund (Edmundites)27USAFr. Stephen W. Hornat, S.S.E.Fr. Stephen W. Hornat, S.S.E.
S.S.P.Society of Saint Paul909BrazilFr. Valdir José De Castro, S.S.P. (57)Fr. Valdir José De Castro, S.S.P. (57)
S.D.S.Society of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians)1,153BrazilFr. Milton Zonta, S.D.S. (59)Fr. Milton Zonta, S.D.S. (59)
S.V.D.Society of the Divine Word (Divine Word Missionaries)5,987IndonesiaFr. Paulus Budi Kleden, S.V.D. (53)Fr. Paulus Budi Kleden, S.V.D. (53)
F.C.Sons of Charity147FranceFr. Pierre Tritz, F.C. (68)Fr. Pierre Tritz, F.C. (68)
F.d.C.C.Sons of Charity (Canossians)149ItalyFr. Giorgio Valente, F.d.C.C.Fr. Giorgio Valente, F.d.C.C.
F.D.P. / P.O.D.P.Sons of Divine Providence945BrazilFr. Tarcísio Gregório Vieira, F.D.P. (54)Fr. Tarcísio Gregório Vieira, F.D.P. (54)
F.S.M.I.Sons of Saint Mary Immaculate110ItalyFr. 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 Joseph122SpainFr. Jesús Díaz Alonso, S.F. (59)Fr. Jesús Díaz Alonso, S.F. (59)
S.X.Xaverian Missionary Fathers (Xaverians)756SpainFr. Fernando García, S.X.Fr. Fernando García, 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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