Living Cardinals

Religious Order with Living Cardinals or BishopsInitialsNumber of Living CardinalsDescendingNumber of Living Bishops
Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians)S.D.B.9107
Society of Jesus (Jesuits)S.J.665
Order of Capuchin Friars Minor (Capuchin Franciscans)O.F.M. Cap.476
Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)O.F.M.3107
Order of Preachers (Dominicans)O.P.238
Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers)C.S.Sp.228
Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians, Lazarists)C.M.226
Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians)C.M.F.222
Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)C.SS.R.155
Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Oblates)O.M.I.143
Order of Friars Minor Conventual (Conventual Franciscans)O.F.M. Conv.127
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Sacred Heart Missionaries)M.S.C.120
Order of Augustinian Recollects (Augustinian Recollects)O.A.R.120
Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (Comboni Missionaries)M.C.C.J.119
Order of Discalced Carmelites (Teresian Carmelites)O.C.D.115
Congregation of Holy Cross (Holy Cross Fathers)C.S.C.112
Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)M. Afr.111
Society of Priests of Saint Sulpice (Sulpicians)P.S.S.111
Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo (Scalabrinians)C.S.14
Institute of Schönstatt FathersI.Sch.13
Poor Servants of Divine ProvidenceP.S.D.P.13
Order of Cistercians (Cistercians)O. Cist.12
Mariamite Maronite Order (Aleppians)O.M.M.12
Secular Institute of Pius XI.S.P.X.1
Institute Voluntas DeiI.V.D.1
Society of the Divine Word (Divine Word Missionaries)S.V.D.47
Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians)S.C.I.25
Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines)O.S.B.23
Order of Saint Augustine (Augustinians)O.S.A.22
Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites)O. Carm.13
Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Scheutists)C.I.C.M.12
Consolata MissionariesI.M.C.12
Basilian Order of Saint JosaphatO.S.B.M.11
Society of Mary (Marists)S.M.11
Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Picpus Fathers)SS.CC.11
Congregation of the Passion (Passionists)C.P.10
Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines)S.A.C.10
Carmelites of Mary ImmaculateC.M.I.9
Society of African MissionsS.M.A.9
Missionaries of the Company of Mary (Montfort Missionaries)S.M.M.9
Congregation of the Sacred Stigmata (Stigmatines)C.S.S.8
Society of Missionaries of Saint PaulM.S.P.8
Congregation of Jesus and Mary (Eudists)C.I.M.7
Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (Sacramentinos)S.S.S.7
Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy FamilyM.S.F.6
Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappists)O.C.S.O.6
Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsP.I.M.E.6
Confederation of Canons Regular of Saint AugustineC.R.S.A.5
Patriarchal Clergy Institute of BzommarI.C.P.B.5
Paris Foreign Missions SocietyM.E.P.5
Society of Foreign MissionsP.M.E.5
Society of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians)S.D.S.5
Saint Patrick’s Society for the Foreign MissionsS.P.S.5
Basilian Alepian OrderB.A.4
Basilian Order of the Most Holy Saviour (Salvatorian Fathers)B.S.4
Confederation of Oratories of Saint Philip Neri (Oratorians)C.O.4
Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians)C.S.B.4
Congregation of the Legionaries of ChristL.C.4
Congregation of the Lebanese Maronite MissionariesL.M.4
Ukrainian Studite MonksM.S.U.4
Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy (Mercedarians)O. de M.4
Lebanese Maronite Order (Baladites)O.L.M.4
Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites)O.S.M.4
Society of Saint Pius XS.S.P.X.4
Xaverian Missionary Fathers (Xaverians)S.X.4
Apostolic Life Community of Priests in the Opus Spiritus Sancti (Holy Spirit Fathers)ALCP/OSS3
Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the BaptistB.C.3
Clerics Regular of Somasca (Somascans)C.R.S.3
Congregation of Saint JosephC.S.I.3
Sons of Divine ProvidenceF.D.P.3
Saint Francis Xavier Spanish Institute for Foreign MissionsI.E.M.E.3
Missionaries of Saint JosephM.J.3
Missionary Society of Saint Paul of NigeriaM.S.P.3
Yarumal Society for the Foreign MissionsM.X.Y.3
Antonin Maronite OrderO.A.M.3
Order of the Canons Regular of Prémontré (Norbertines, Premonstratensians)O. Praem.3
Order of Saint Paul the First Hermit (Pauline Fathers)O.S.P.P.E.3
Associations of Priests of PradoPrado3
Third Order Regular of Saint FrancisT.O.R.3
Congregation of the Augustinians of the Assumption (Assumptionists)A.A.2
Clerics Regular of Saint Paul (Barnabites)B.2
Companions of the CrossC.C.2
Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesC.M.M.2
Missionaries of the Precious BloodC.PP.S.2
Congregation of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Resurrectionists)C.R.2
Congregation of the Holy Family of BergamoC.S.F.2
Congregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower”C.S.T.2
Congregation of the Sons of Merciful LoveF.A.M.2
Priestly Fraternity of the Missionaries of Saint Charles BorromeoF.S.C.B.2
Missionary Congregation of the Blessed SacramentM.C.B.S.2
Missionaries of the Nativity of MaryM.N.M.2
Missionaries of Our Lady of LaSaletteM.S.2
Clerical Society of the Missionaries of the Holy ApostlesM.S.A.2
Mission Society of the PhilippinesM.S.P.2
Missionaries of the Holy SpiritM.Sp.S.2
Missionary Society of Saint Thomas the ApostleM.S.T.2
Order of the MinimsO.M.2
Oblates of Saint Francis de SalesO.S.F.S.2
Order of the Most Holy Trinity and of the Captives (Trinitarians)O.SS.T.2
Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus (Rogationists)R.C.J.2
Order of Poor Clerks Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools (Piarists)Sch. P.2
Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of BétharramS.C.I. di Béth.2
Sodalitium of Christian LifeS.C.V.2
Society of Divine Vocations (Vocationists)S.D.V.2
Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier (Pilar Fathers)S.F.X.2
Priestly Society of Saint Joseph Benedict CottolengoS.S.C.2
Congregation of the Apostles of JesusA.J.1
Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate ConceptionC.F.I.C.1
Community of Franciscan Friars of the RenewalC.F.R.1
Missionary Congregation of Saint Andrew the ApostleC.M.S.A.A.1
Workers of the Kingdom of ChristC.O.R.C.1
Congregation of Clerics Regular (Theatines)C.R.1
Congregation of Saint Michael the Archangel (Michaelites)C.S.M.A.1
Clerics of Saint Viator (Viatorians)C.S.V.1
Vincentian CongregationC.V.1
Congregation of Christian Doctrine (Dottrinari)D.C.1
Congregation of the Sons of Mary ImmaculateF.M.I.1
Heralds of Good NewsH.G.N.1
Prado InstituteIst. del Prado1
Missionaries of the PlainM.D.P.1
Guadalupe MissionariesM.G.1
Saint Joseph’s Missionary Society of Mill HillM.H.M.1
Clerks Regular of the Ministers of the Sick (Camillians)M.I.1
Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Marian Fathers)M.I.C.1
Institute Id of Christ the Redeemer (Idente Missionaries)M.Id.1
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America (Maryknoll Fathers)M.M.1
Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryM.SS.CC.1
Missionary Society of Saint PaulM.S.S.P.1
Order of the Hospitallers of Saint John of GodO.H.1
Order of the Imitation of ChristO.I.C.1
Clerks Regular of the Mother of God of LuccaO.M.D.1
Order of Canons Regular of the Holy CrossO.R.C.1
Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (Crosiers)O.S.C.1
Oblates of Saint Joseph (Josephines of Asti)O.S.J.1
Little Brothers of the GospelP.F.E.1
Pious Workers Rural Catechists (Ardorini Missionaries)P.O.C.R.1
Congregation of the Servants of CharityS.C.1
Servants of Christ the PriestS.C.P.1
Missionary Servants of the Poor (Morsel of the Poor)S.d.P.1
Servants of the Holy Eucharist and of the Blessed Virgin MaryS.E.M.V.1
Sons of the Holy Family of Jesus Mary and JosephS.F.1
Society of Saint John Mary VianneyS.J.M.V.1
Portuguese Missionary SocietyS.M.P.1
Society of Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart (Josephites)S.S.J.1
Capuchin Tertiary Religious of Our Lady of Sorrows (Amigonian Friars)T.C.1

as of 2021.12.01

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