Archbishop Benedito Roberto, C.S.Sp., left for the Father’s House. We have received the sad news that the Archbishop of Malanje, Angola, Mgr. Benedito Roberto, died at Malanje Hospital on the night of 8 November. Born on 5 November 1946 in Mussendi (Diocese of Sumbe), he entered formation to be a Spiritan Brother, and was…
On Mission Sunday, 20th of October, 2019, the Superior General, Fr. John Fogarty, and all the members of the Generalate community welcomed our three bishop confreres who are participating in the Pan-Amazon Synod: D. Altevir José da Silva, D. Teodoro Mendes Tavares and D. Francisco J. Meinrad Merkel. Also present were other bishops where the Spiritans work or those who have a relationship with us. Among them was the President of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (CNBB), D. Valmor de Oliveira de Azevedo.
At the end of the ad limina visit to the Vatican, the Bishops of Angola went to the Generalate of the Spiritan Missionaries in Rome this Saturday, to visit John Fogarty, as well as all the General Councillors and Service Coordinators of the Congregation, based in Rome.
Sunday the 20th of may, the Spiritans in Rome and their guests celebrated the feast of Pentecost. It’s the anniversary of their foundation, in 1703. The celebration was presided by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican’s Secretary of State.
26th June 2016, the Spiritans celebrated the 50th anniversary of presence in Clivo di Cinna.