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Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Congregatio pro Ecclesiis Orientalibus



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Bishop(s)

  • Leonardo Sandri, Cardinal, Prefect
  • Cyril Vasil’, S.J., Secretary
  • Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus
  • Achille Silvestrini, Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Congregation
  • Erected: 1 May 1917
  • Curial Office
  • Roman Curia
  • Description: considers those matters, whether concerning persons or things, affecting the Catholic Oriental Churches. (Pastor Bonus, 56)
  • Secton on the Vatican Website: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/orientchurch/
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo del Bramante, 00193 Roma, Via della Conciliazione, 34
  • Telephone: 06.69.88.42.81

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 May 1917ErectedCongregation for Propagation of the Faith Congregation for the Oriental Churches (erected)

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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