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Pontifical Council for the Family

Pontificium Consilium pro Familia



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Pontifical Council
  • Elevated: 9 May 1981
  • Curial Office
  • Roman Curia
  • Description: promotes the pastoral care of families, protects their rights and dignity in the Church and in civil society, so that they may ever be more able to fulfill their duties. (Pastor Bonus, 139)
  • Mailing Address: 00153 Roma, Piazza S. Calisto, 16
  • Telephone: 06.69.88.72.43
  • Fax: 06.69.88.72.72

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Pontifical Committee for the Family
1973ErectedPontifical Committee for the Family (erected)
Pontifical Council for the Family
9 May 1981ElevatedPontifical Committee for the Family Pontifical Council for the Family
1 September 2016SuppressedPontifical Council for the Family (suppressed)
Pontifical Council for the Laity (suppressed)
Pontifical Council for the Laity, Family, and Life (erected)

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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