List of Catholic priests
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This is a list of Catholic priests.
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Roman Catholic Church
- Cristóbal Diatristán de Acuña – Jesuit explorer
- Alger of Liège – History
- Abraham Armand – Missionary to Hawaii
- Alexis Bachelot – Missionary to Hawaii
- Antonio Vivaldi - Italian baroque composer
- Tissa Balasuriya - Sri Lankan Sinhala theologian
- Mary Bastian – Murdered activist in Sri Lanka.
- Father David Bauer – Hockey player turned priest.
- Father Josef Bisig – Formerly of the Society of St. Pius X, currently of the recognized Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.
- Martin Adolf Bormann – Son of Nazi Martin Bormann who works against Holocaust denial.
- Martin Stanislaus Brennan - Astronomer and author
- Vincent Robert Capodanno - U.S. Navy chaplain and Medal of Honor recipient.
- Francisco Fernández Carvajal – Author and Opus Dei priest.
- Solanus Casey – Declared venerable by Pope John Paul II.
- William Joseph Chaminade – Faced persecution for being a priest during the French Revolution
- Daniel Comboni – Missionary to Africa, canonized.
- John M. Corridan – Anti-corruption activist.
- Horacio de la Costa – Filipino Jesuit and writer.
- Les Costello – A founder of the Flying Fathers exhibition hockey team.
- Peter Coudrin – Faced persecution during French Revolution, later became a missionary to Hawaii.
- James Coyle – A murdered Catholic priest.
- Johannes Czerski - German clergyman who resigned his vicariate to found German Catholicism
- Father Damien – Canonized, worked with lepers.
- Chandra Fernando – Murdered human rights activist.
- Piero Folli – Italian antifascist parish priest.
- Joseph Freinademetz – Missionary to China, canonized.
- Georg Gänswein – Secretary to Pope Benedict XVI
- Augustine Geve - Solomon Islands Catholic priest and politician, murdered in 2002
- Lionel Groulx – French Canadian Nationalist.
- Elmer Heindl - American WWII chaplain
- Ignatius of Loyola – Founder of the Society of Jesus
- Mancio Ito – First official Japanese emissary to Europe, after that he became a Jesuit priest.
- Saint Arnold Janssen – Missionary
- Marcelline Jayakody, Sri Lankan Sinhala author, composer of hymns, author, journalist
- Mychal F. Judge – Chaplain, 9-11 victim.
- Georg Joseph Kamel – Jesuit botanist of whom the Camellia is named after. Compiled works on Philippine medicinal plants, which is well known in pharmacology
- Georges Lemaître – Physisct and Astronomer. Proposed what would become known as the Big Bang Theory.
- Georges-Henri Lévesque – Sociologist.
- Father Eustáquio van Lieshout – Did work in Brazil
- Michael J. McGivney – Founder of the Knights of Columbus
- Columba Murphy – Involved in gaining an Edict of Toleration for Hawaiian Catholics
- Hugh O'Flaherty – World War II hero.
- Nemesi Marqués Oste – Rector in Andorra and political figure there.
- Wolfgang Rösch – Vicar general of Limburg
- Jean-Baptiste de la Salle – A founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools
- Abraham a Sancta Clara – Catholic preacher in Austria.
- Francis Xavier – Jesuit missionary to Japan
- Vinkenti Peev - Bulgarian Capuchin monk
- Thomas Byles - English priest who stayed on board the sinking RMS Titanic hearing confessions
- Jeffrey Francis Kirby - Vicar of vocations for the Diocese of Charleston
Eastern Catholic Churches
- Ghevont Alishan – Priest of the Armenian Catholic Church who designed Armenia's first modern flag.
- Walter Ciszek – Byzantine Rite member of the Society of Jesus who was imprisoned at Lubyanka (KGB).
- Eddie Doherty – Ordained a priest in the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.
- Ed Evanko – Actor who became a Ukrainian Catholic priest.
- Nimattullah Kassab Al-Hardini – Catholic saint.
- Louis Massignon – Scholar of Islam who transferred to the Melkite Greek Catholic Church after converting to Catholicism and later became a priest.
- Alphonse Mingana – Chaldean Catholic Church priest and Orientalist.
- Youakim Moubarac – Maronite Church – priest and scholar.
- Joseph Raya – a Melkite Greek Catholic priest (later archbishop) active in the U.S. civil rights movement and advocate of Israeli Christian Arabs.
- Father Ernst Alt
- Father Candido Amantini
- Gabriele Amorth – Founder of the International Association of Exorcists
- Father Raymond J. Bishop
- William S. Bowdern – Case he did became basis for film The Exorcist
- Jeremy Davies
- Pellegrino Ernetti – Music scholar and writer
- Father Angelo Fantoni
- Father Jose Antonio Fortea
- Giancarlo Gramolazzo – Current president of the International Association of Exorcists
- Walter Halloran
- Father Peter Heier
- Father Edward Hughes
- Lawrence Kenny – Involved in case linked to the film The Exorcist.
- Father Alfred Kunz
- Father Matteo La Grua
- James J. LeBar – New York exorcist consulted with regards to films.
- Malachi Martin – Writer on unusual subjects as well as an exorcist.
- Father Theophilus Riesinger
- Father Rosario Stroscio
For more exorcists see Category:Catholic exorcists.