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Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Congregatio pro Gentium Evandelizatione



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Bishop(s)

  • Fernando Filoni, Cardinal, Prefect
  • Protase Rugambwa, Official
  • Savio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B., Secretary
  • Ivan Dias, Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus
  • Piergiuseppe Vacchelli, Official Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Congregation
  • Name Changed: 15 August 1967
  • Curial Office
  • Roman Curia
  • Description: direct and coordinate throughout the world the actual work of spreading the Gospel as well as missionary cooperation, without prejudice to the competence of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches. (Pastor Bonus, 85)
  • Section on the Vatican Website: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cevang/
  • Official Web Site: http://www.evangelizatio.org/
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo di Propaganda Fide, 00187 Roma, Piazza di Spagna, 48
  • Telephone: 06.69.87.92.99
  • Fax: 06.69.88.01.18; 06.69.88.01.37

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
22 June 1622ErectedCongregation for Propagation of the Faith (erected)
1 May 1917Territory LostCongregation for Propagation of the Faith Congregation for the Oriental Churches (erected)
Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
15 August 1967Name ChangedCongregation for Propagation of the Faith Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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