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Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Dicasterium ad Integram Humanam Progressionem fovendam

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  • Michael F. Czerny, S.J., Cardinal, Prefect
  • Alessandra Smerilli, F.M.A., Secretary
  • Fabio Baggio, C.S., Under Secretary
  • Anthony Onyemuche Ekpo, Under Secretary
  • Paul Josef Cordes, Cardinal, President Emeritus
  • Renato Raffaele Martino, Cardinal, President Emeritus
  • Antonio Maria Vegliò, Cardinal, President Emeritus
  • Bruno Marie Duffé, Secretary Emeritus
  • Agostino Marchetto, Secretary Emeritus
  • Jean-Marie Mate Musivi Mupendawatu, Secretary Emeritus
  • José Luis Redrado Marchite, O.H., Secretary Emeritus
  • Augusto Zampini, Secretary Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Dicastery
  • Established: 1 January 2017
  • Curial Office
  • Roman Curia
  • Description: Has the task of promoting the human person and the God-given dignity of all, together with human rights, health, justice and peace (Praedicate Evangelium, 163)
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  • Mailing Address: Palazzo San Calisto 16, 00120 Citta del Vaticano
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Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

1 January 2017EstablishedPontifical Council “Cor Unum” (suppressed)
Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (suppressed)
Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers (suppressed)
Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (suppressed)
Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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