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Congregation for the Causes of Saints

Congregatio de Causis Sanctorum



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Bishop(s)

  • Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Cardinal, Prefect
  • Marcello Bartolucci, Secretary
  • José Saraiva Martins, C.M.F., Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus
  • Michele Di Ruberto, Secretary Emeritus
  • Edward Nowak, Secretary Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Congregation
  • Name Changed: 1969
  • Curial Office
  • Roman Curia
  • Description: deals with everything which, according to the established way, leads to the canonization of the servants of God. (Pastor Bonus, 71)
  • Section on the Vatican Website: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/csaints/
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo delle Congregazioni, 00193 Roma, Piazza Pio XII, 10
  • Telephone: 06.69.88.42.47
  • Fax: 06.69.88.19.35

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Congregation of Rites
22 January 1588ErectedCongregation of Rites (erected)
29 June 1908Territory LostCongregation of Rites Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments (erected)
Congregation for the Causes of Saints
1969Name ChangedCongregation of Rites Congregation for the Causes of Saints

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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