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Congregation for Bishops

Congregatio pro Episcopis



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Bishop(s)

  • Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., Cardinal, Prefect
  • Ilson de Jesus Montanari, Secretary
  • Giovanni Battista Re, Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Congregation
  • Name Changed: 1 August 1967
  • Curial Office
  • Roman Curia
  • Description: examines what pertains to the establishment and provision of particular Churches and to the exercise of the episcopal office in the Latin Church, without prejudice to the competence of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. (Pastor Bonus, 75)
  • Section on the Vatican Website: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cbishops/
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo della Congregazioni, 00193 Roma, Piazza Pio XII, 10
  • Telephone: 06.69.88.42.17
  • Fax: 06.69.88.53.03

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Sacred Consistorial Congregation
22 January 1588ErectedSacred Consistorial Congregation (erected)
Congregation for Bishops
1 August 1967Name ChangedSacred Consistorial Congregation Congregation for Bishops
28 June 1988Territory LostCongregation for Bishops Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (erected)

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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