Institute of the Incarnate Word (I.V.E.)

Also known as: Institut des fleischgewordenen Wortes (Deutsch) / Instituto del Verbo Encarnado (español) / Istituto del Verbo Incarnato (Italiano) / 道生會 (正體中文)

Type: Clerical Secular Institute of Consecrated Life of Diocesan Right (for Men)

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Luján



Contact Info

Address: Piazza San Píetro, 2, Segni, Roma, Italy


Apostolic Commissioner:SpainCardinal Santos Abril y Castelló (88)Cardinal Santos Abril y Castelló (88) (2019.06 – ...)

Past Superiors

Superior General:USAFr. Gustavo Nieto, I.V.E. (2016.07.12 – 2022.04.12)
Superior General:ArgentinaFr. Carlos Walker, I.V.E. (2010.07.15 – 2015.12.15)
Superior General:ArgentinaFr. Carlos Miguel Buela, I.V.E. (2001 – 2010.07.15)
Superior General:Fr. José Luis Solari, I.V.E. (1994 – 2000)
Superior General:ArgentinaFr. Carlos Miguel Buela, I.V.E. (1984.03.25 – 1994)
Pontifical Delegate:ArgentinaArchbishop Alfonso Rogelio Delgado Evers (81)Archbishop Alfonso Rogelio Delgado Evers (81) (1999 – 2001)
Pontifical Delegate:Fr. Aurelio Londoño, C.M. (1998 – 1999)
Pontifical Delegate:Fr. José Antonio Rico, O.S.B. (1995 – 1998)
Pontifical Assistant:ItalyMsgr. Vito Angelo Todisco (67)Msgr. Vito Angelo Todisco (67) (2016.10.04 – 2019.06)


Founder:ArgentinaFr. Carlos Miguel Buela, I.V.E. (1984.03.25)

Other Present Members (3)

ArgentinaFr. Marcelo Galardo, I.V.E. (61)Fr. Marcelo Galardo, I.V.E. (61), General Secretary of Conference of the Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions and General Secretary of Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land

TajikistanFr. Pedro Ramiro López, I.V.E. (45)Fr. Pedro Ramiro López, I.V.E. (45), Ecclesiastical Superior of Tajikistan (Tajikistan)

ArgentinaFr. Gonzalo Ruiz Freites, I.V.E. (56)Fr. Gonzalo Ruiz Freites, I.V.E. (56), Archivist of College of Cardinals

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