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Congregation for the Clergy

Congregatio pro Clericis



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Bishop(s)

  • Beniamino Stella, Cardinal, Prefect
  • Jorge Carlos Patrón Wong, Official
  • Cláudio Aury Affonso Hummes, O.F.M., Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Congregation
  • Name Changed: 15 August 1967
  • Curial Office
  • Roman Curia
  • Description: examines matters regarding priests and deacons of the secular clergy, with regard to their persons and pastoral ministry, and with regard to resources available to them for the exercise of this ministry; and in all these matters the Congregation offers timely assistance to the bishops. (Pastor Bonus, 93)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.clerus.org/
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo delle Congregazioni, 00193 Roma, Piazza Pio XII, 3
  • Telephone: 06.69.88.41.51
  • Fax: 06.69.88.48.45

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Congregation for Cardinals Interpreters of the Council of Trent
2 August 1564ErectedCongregation for Cardinals Interpreters of the Council of Trent (erected)
Congregation of the Council
16th CenturyName ChangedCongregation for Cardinals Interpreters of the Council of Trent Congregation of the Council
Congregation for the Clergy
15 August 1967Name ChangedCongregation of the Council Congregation for the Clergy

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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