CONSOLATA MISSIONARIES STATISTICS

For purposes of general information to our esteemed readers who are not well conversant with our Congregation, especially for those in Asia, the following statistical information could be of great importance. The purpose of this is to help our readers come to know us better as we enter into a mutual understanding of the same mission of Christ that is the task of all of us. With the following statistics, the reader will come to understand the scope and extent of the Consolata missions as well as the position of the new infant mission of Taiwan.

CONSOLATA MISSIONARIES:

Also known as: Misioneros de la Consolata (español) / Missionnaires de la Consolata (français) / Istituto Missioni Consolata (Italiano) / Missionário da Consolata (Português) / Institutum Missionum a Consolata (latine).
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General Information
• Type of Jurisdiction: Institute of Consecrated Life
• Founded: 1901
• Clerical Religious Congregation
• Official Web Site: http://www.consolata.org/
• Mailing Address: Viale della Mura Aurelie, 11-13, 00165 Roma, Italia
• Telephone: 06.39.38.21
• Fax: 06.63.82.879
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Historical Summary:

Consolata Missionaries Founded on 29th January 1901 – Turin, Italy, by the Blessed Joseph Allamano.
The first 4 missionaries sent to Kenya as the first mission in 1902.
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Superior Generals:

Superior General: Fr. Stefano Camerlengo, I.M.C. (58) (2011.06.08 – …)

Superior General: Fr. Aquileo Fiorentini, I.M.C. (62) (2005.05.10 – 2011.06.08)

Superior General: Fr. Pietro Trabucco, I.M.C. (1993 – 2005.05.10)

Superior General: Fr. Giuseppe Inverrardi I.M.C. (1981 – 1993)

Superior General: Fr. Mario Bianchi I.M.C. (1969 – 1981)

Superior General: Fr. Fiorina Domenico (1949 – 1969)

Superior General: Fr. Barlassina Gaudenzio (1939 – 1949)

Superior General: Fr. Domenico Fiorina, I.M.C. (1949.09.01 – 1969)
Superior General: Bishop Filippo Perlo, I.M.C. (1926.02.16 – 1929.01.11)

Founder: Blessed Fr. Giuseppe Allamano, I.M.C. (1901.01.29)

Statistics:

 

Year                 Religious Priests          Male Religious           Parishes               Source
1954                                                      750                                                         ap1955
1963                                                      1,074                                                      ap1964
1966                                                      1,160                                                      ap1967
1967                  745                               1,200                          206                       ap1968
1971                  820                               1,142                          238                       ap1972
1974                  853                               1,089                          250                       ap1975
1976                  865                               1,072                          289                       ap1977
1977                  865                               1,072                          289                       ap1978
1981                  849                               1,046                          266                       ap1982
1986                  793                               994                             261                       ap1987
1990                  786                               1,003                                                       ap1991
1991                  777                                995                            260                        ap1992
1995                  752                               1,004                          239                        ap1996
2000                  759                               1,009                                                       ap2001
2001                  771                               1,004                                                       ap2002
2002                  777                                993                             234                       ap2003
2004                  772                                974                             232                       ap2005
2010                  743                                1,017                          234                        ap2011
2011                  750                                1,014                          235                        ap2012
2012                  751                                1,007                          228                        ap2013
2013                  758                                1,000                          218                        ap2014
Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.
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Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 16 Bishops):

Archbishop Luis Augusto Castro Quiroga, I.M.C. (72), Metropolitan Archbishop of Tunja (Colombia), President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia, Apostolic Administrator of Duitama–Sogamoso (Colombia)

Bishop Evaristo Marc Chengula, I.M.C. (73), Bishop of Mbeya (Tanzania)

Bishop Giovanni Crippa, I.M.C. (55), Bishop of Estância (Brazil)

Bishop Carillo Gritti, I.M.C. (72), Bishop-Prelate of Itacoatiara (Brazil)

Bishop Anthony Ireri Mukobo, I.M.C. (64), Vicar Apostolic of Isiolo (Kenya), Titular Bishop of Rusguniæ

Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (60), Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya)

Bishop Francisco Lerma Martínez, I.M.C. (70), Bishop of Gurué (Mozambique)

Bishop Aldo Mongiano, I.M.C. (94), Bishop emeritus of Roraima (Brazil)

Bishop Francisco Javier Múnera Correa, I.M.C. (57), Vicar Apostolic of San Vicente del Caguán (Colombia), Titular Bishop of Aquæ novæ in Numidia

Bishop Virgilio Pante, I.M.C. (68), Bishop of Maralal (Kenya)

Bishop Joaquím Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C. (45), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Leguízamo–Solano (Colombia), Titular Bishop of Otočac

Bishop José Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C. (53), Bishop of Manzini (Swaziland), Apostolic Administrator of Ingwavuma (South Africa)

Bishop Elio Rama, I.M.C. (60), Bishop of Pinheiro (Brazil)

Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi, I.M.C. (85), Bishop emeritus of Marsabit (Kenya)

Bishop Inácio Saure, I.M.C. (54), Bishop of Tete (Mozambique)

Bishop Walmir Alberto Valle, I.M.C. (76), Bishop emeritus of Joaçaba (Brazil)

Other Present Prelates (1)
Fr. Alberto Trevisiol, I.M.C., Rector Magnificus of Pontifical Urbaniana University

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Deceased Bishops (11 Bishops):

2014: Bishop José Luis Serna Alzate, I.M.C. (78), Bishop emeritus of Líbano–Honda (Colombia)

2014: Bishop Servílio Conti, I.M.C., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Roraima (Brazil)

2012: Bishop Angelo Cuniberti, I.M.C., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Florencia (Colombia)

1990: Bishop Carlo Maria Cavallera, I.M.C., Bishop emeritus of Marsabit (Kenya)

1978: Bishop Carlo Re, I.M.C., Bishop emeritus of Ampurias e Tempio (Italy)

1976: Bishop Lawrence Victor Bessone, I.M.C., Bishop of Meru (Kenya)

1966: Bishop José Nepote-Fus, I.M.C., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Roraima (Brazil)

1960: Bishop Antonio Torasso, I.M.C., Vicar Apostolic of Florencia (Colombia)

1953: Bishop Luigi Santa, I.M.C., Bishop of Rimini (Italy)

1948: Bishop Filippo Perlo, I.M.C., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kenya (Kenya), Superior General emeritus of Consolata Missionaries
1948: Bishop Gabriele Perlo, I.M.C., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Mogadishu (Somalia)

1944: Bishop Giuseppe Perrachon, I.M.C., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Nyeri (Kenya)

Other Former Prelates (2)
1933: Fr. Gaudenzio Barlassina, I.M.C., Prefect Apostolic of Kaffa (Ethiopia)

1930: Fr. Giuseppe Balbo, I.M.C., Prefect Apostolic of Meru (Kenya)

MISSIONS IN THE WORLD
After the first mission of the Cosnsolata Missionaries in Kenya (1902), they moved forward to open other missions in Ethiopia (1913), Tanzania (1919), Somalia (1924), Mozambique (1925), Great Britain (1936), Brazil (1937), Portugal (1943), Argentina (1946), USA (1946), Colombia (1947), Canada (1947), South Africa (1948), Spain (1955), Venezuela (1970), Congo DRC (1972), Uganda(1985), Korea (1988), and Ivory Coast (1995), Mongolia (2003), Djibouti (2004), Angola (2014) and finally Taiwan (2014).

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