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Administration Of The Patrimony Of The Apostolic See
The Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (Italian: Amministrazione del Patrimonio della Sede Apostolica, abbreviated APSA) is the office of the Roman Curia
Roman Curia
that deals with the "provisions owned by the Holy See
Holy See
in order to provide the funds necessary for the Roman Curia
Roman Curia
to function".[1] It was established by Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI
on 15 August 1967
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Pontifical Council
The Roman Pontifical, in Latin the Pontificale Romanum, is the Latin Catholic liturgical book that contains the rites performed by Bishops.[1] The Pontifical is practically an episcopal ritual, containing formularies and rubrics for the sacraments and sacramentals which may be celebrated by a bishop, including especially the consecration of holy chrism, and the sacraments of confirmation and holy orders. However, it does not include the rites for the Mass or the Divine Office, which can be found in the Roman Missal
Roman Missal
and Liturgy of the Hours respectively. Because of the use of the adjective pontifical in other contexts to refer to the Pope, it is sometimes mistakenly thought that the Pontificale Romanum is a book reserved to the Pope. It could be argued that it is the book of those entitled to the use, in certain contexts, of the pontificalia, i.e
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Pontifical Council For Promoting The New Evangelization
In Christianity, Evangelism
Evangelism
is the commitment to or act of publicly preaching of the Gospel
Gospel
with the intention of spreading the message and teachings of Jesus
Jesus
Christ. Christians who specialize in evangelism are often known as evangelists, whether they are in their home communities or living as missionaries in the field, although some Christian traditions refer to such people as missionaries in either case. Some Christian traditions consider evangelists to be in a leadership position; they may be found preaching to large meetings or in governance roles. Christian groups who encourage evangelism are sometimes known as evangelistic or evangelist
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Congregation For Institutes Of Consecrated Life And Societies Of Apostolic Life
Congregation may refer to:Congregation, a large gathering of people, often for the purpose of worship Church (congregation), a Christian organization meeting in a particular place for worship, usually a church (building). Congregation (Roman Curia), an administrative body of the Roman Catholic Church A religious institute, or a grouping of religious institutes, in which only simple vows, not solemn vows, are taken A group of monasteries, or a group of chapters of canons regular Qahal, an Israelite organizational structure often translated as congregation
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Holy See Press Office
An office is generally a room or other area where administrative work is done by an organizations users in order to support and realize objects and goals of the organization. It may also denote a position within an organization with specific duties attached to it (see officer, office-holder, official); the latter is in fact an earlier usage, office as place originally referring to the location of one's duty. When used as an adjective, the term "office" may refer to business-related tasks. In legal writing, a company or organization has offices in any place that it has an official presence, even if that presence consists of, for example, a storage silo rather than an office. An office is an architectural and design phenomenon; whether it is a small office such as a bench in the corner of a small business of extremely small size (see small office/home office), through entire floors of buildings, up to and including massive buildings dedicated entirely to one company
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Special Administration Of The Holy See
Administration
Administration
may refer to: Management
Management
of organizations[edit]Management, the act of directing people towards accomplishing a goal
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Prefecture Of The Pontifical Household
A prefecture (from the Latin
Latin
Praefectura) is an administrative jurisdiction or subdivision in any of various countries and within some international church structures, and in antiquity a Roman district governed by an appointed prefect.Contents1 Literal prefectures1.1 Antiquity 1.2 Ecclesiastic2 Analogous prefectures2.1 Brazilian equivalent of prefecture 2.2 Prefectures of the Central African Republic 2.3 Greek equivalent of prefecture 2.4 Chinese equivalents of prefecture2.4.1 The ancient sense 2.4.2 The modern sense2.5 Italian prefettura 2.6 French préf
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Catholic Church
GodTrinity Pater Filius Spiritus Sanctus Consubstantialitas Filioque Divinum illud munusDivine Law Decalogus Ex Cathedra DeificatioRealms beyond the States of the Church Heaven Purgatory Limbo HellMysterium Fidei Passion of Jesus Crucifixion
Crucifixion
of Jesus Harrowing of Hell Resurrection AscensionBeatæ Mariæ Semper Virginis Mariology Veneration Immaculate Conception Mater Dei Perpetual virginity Assumption TitlesOther teachings Josephology Morality Body Lectures Sexuality Apologetics Divine grace Salvation Original sin Saints DogmaTexts Biblia Sacra S
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Congregation Of Ceremonies
The Sacred Congregation of Ceremonies was a dicastery of the Roman Curia that was charged with the direction of all papal ceremonies as well as of the ceremonial of cardinals.Contents1 History and Functions 2 Prefects since 1884 3 Bibliography 4 ReferencesHistory and Functions[edit] The congregation was established by Pope Sixtus V.[1] It also communicated instructions to the legates of the Holy See
Holy See
for the maintenance of due decorum in transacting the affairs of their missions. This congregation also instructed the members of the Noble Guard and the ablegate who were sent to convey to new cardinals, living in Catholic states outside of Rome, the news of their promotion, together with the cardinal's hat and the red biretta. It instructed newly promoted cardinals, too, on the etiquette to be followed conformably with their new dignity
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Pontifical Council For Interreligious Dialogue
The Pontifical Council
Pontifical Council
for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) is a dicastery of the Roman Curia, erected by Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI
on 19 May
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Pontifical Council For Culture
The Pontifical Council for Culture
Pontifical Council for Culture
(Latin: Pontificium Consilium de Cultura) is a dicastery of the Roman Curia
Roman Curia
charged with fostering the relationship of the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
with different cultures. Pope
Pope
John Paul II founded it on 20 May 1982.[1] He later merged the Pontifical Council for Dialogue with Non-Believers (founded in 1965) with it.[2]Contents1 Function 2 Activities 3 Presidents of the Pontifical Council for Culture 4 References 5 External linksFunction[edit] Following on the emphasis placed by the Second Vatican Council[3] and by Pope
Pope
Paul VI[4] on the importance of culture for the full development of the human person, the Pontifical Council was established to foster the relationship between the Gospel and cultures, and to study the phenomenon of indifference in matters of religion
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Apostolic Camera
The Apostolic Camera (Latin: [Reverenda] Camera Apostolica), formerly known as the Papal Treasury, is an office in the Roman Curia. It was the central board of finance in the Papal administrative system and at one time was of great importance in the government of the States of the Church, and in the administration of justice,[1] led by the Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 Further readingHistory[edit] Since the middle of the 12th century the Papal chamberlain (camerarius domini papae) was a regular member of the Curia, entrusted with the financial management of the papal court. At that early period the income of the papal treasury came chiefly from many kinds of census, dues, and tributes paid in from the territory subject to the Pope, and from churches and monasteries immediately dependent on him
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Camerlengo Of The Holy Roman Church
The Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church
Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church
is an office of the Papal household that administers the property and revenues of the Holy See. Formerly, his responsibilities included the fiscal administration of the Patrimony of St. Peter. As regulated in the Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus (1988),[1] the Camerlengo is always a cardinal, though this was not the case prior to the 15th century.[2] His heraldic arms are ornamented with two keys – one gold, one silver – in saltire surmounted by an ombrellino, a canopy or umbrella of alternating red and yellow stripes
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Office For The Liturgical Celebrations Of The Supreme Pontiff
The Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff (Latin: Officium de Liturgicis Celebrationibus Summi Pontificis) is that section of the Roman Curia
Roman Curia
responsible for organizing and conducting liturgies and other religious ceremonies performed by the pope of the Catholic Church. It is headed by a "master" appointed for a term of five years.[1] The Office and the consultants who advise it support the pope in expressing his interpretation of the liturgical modifications instituted following the Second Vatican Council. Popes have at times supported post-Council reforms, restored earlier practices, and introduced further innovations
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Pontifical Council For The Pastoral Care Of Migrants And Itinerants
The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerants (Pontificium Consilium de Spirituali Migrantium atque Itinerantium Cura) was a dicastery of the Roman Curia. The Council, established by Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II
on 28 June 1988, was dedicated to the spiritual welfare of migrant and itinerant people. The last President of the Council was Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò, who was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI
on 28 February 2009
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Congregation Of The Vatican Press
The Holy Congregation of the Vatican Press (Latin - Congregatio pro typographia vaticana) was an organ of the Roman Curia. It was one of the bodies set up by Pope Sixtus V
Pope Sixtus V
on 22 January 1588 in his papal bull Immensa Aeterni Dei. It was in charge of the printing press which had been installed in the Vatican by Pope Pius IV, which also printed Chinese and Japanese language works and employed the celebrated humanist Paolo Manuzio. Sixtus V gave it a more specifically religious role, printing all works approved by the Catholic Church, particularly those of Saint Ambrose, a particular favourite of Sixtus. It was suppressed by Pope Paul V. Source[edit](in Italian) Gaetano Moroni, Dizionario di erudizione storico-ecclesiastica, vol
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