Capuchin missionaries arrived in the Southern Highlands of this beautiful island nation in 1956.
Twenty-five years before Capuchin missionaries were sent to Papua New Guinea, missions were established in Puerto Rico.
Even before Capuchin missionaries from the US went to Puerto Rico, four friars were sent to China in the early 1900s.
The Capuchin friars of Kerala, India, became mission partners in Papua New Guinea nearly twenty‑five years ago.
Capuchins from Kerala established a mission in the state of Assam about 15 years ago.
In the center of India is the state of Telangana, and its residents struggle to survive. Capuchins from Kerala arrived ten years ago to begin a mission to the mostly Hindu people, many of whom are of the untouchable caste.
This East African nation is home to the fastest growing community of Capuchins in the world.
Another nation in East Africa, Kenya is also experiencing an explosive growth for the Capuchin community, which is a bit younger than the Tanzanian community.
Though very young and still small in number, Capuchins in Uganda have a bright future.
The Capuchin friars in Ethiopia were established in the early 1900s by Italian missionaries.
Only recently has the Seraphic Mass Association helped the growing community of Capuchins in Nigeria.
The Seraphic Mass Association has regularly helped the very small and very new community of Capuchins in Zimbabwe, a nation in southeastern Africa.