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Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

Dicastery of the Roman Curia

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Also known as: Kongregation für den Gottesdienst und die Sakramentenlehre) (Deutsch) / Congregación para el Culto Divino y la Disciplina de los Sacramentos (español) / Congrégation pour le culte divin et la discipline des sacrements (français) / Congregazione per il Culto Divino e la Disciplina dei Sacramenti (Italiano) / Kongregacja ds. Kultu Bożego i Dyscypliny Sakramentów (polski) / 禮儀及聖事部 (中文) / 典礼秘跡省 (日本語) / 경신성사성 (한국어)

Address: Palazzo delle Congregazioni, Piazza Pio XII, 10, 00193 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.69.88.43.16; 06.69.88.43.18

Website: Link

History

  • 1588.01.22: Established as Sacred Congregation of Rites (English) / Ritenkongregation (Deutsch) / Sagrada Congregacíon de Ritos (español) / Sacrée Congrégation des Rites (français) / S. Congregazione dei Riti (Italiano) / S. Congregação dos Ritos (Português) / 典礼聖省 (日本語) / S. Congregatio de Sacrorum Rituum (Latin)
  • 1908.06.29: Branched to create Sacred Congregation of the Sacraments
  • 1910?: Merged with the suppressed Sacred Congregation of Induglences and Sacred Relics
  • 1969.05.08: Renamed as Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship (English) / Hl. Kongregation für den Gottesdienst (Deutsch) / S. Congregazione per il Culto Divino (Italiano) / 敬禮聖部 (中文) / S. Congregatio pro Cultu Divino (Latin) (merged with the suppressed Consilium for Implementing the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, and branched to create Sacred Congregation for the Causes of Saints)
  • 1975.08.01: Renamed as Sacred Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship (English) / S. Congregatio pro Sacramentis divinoque Cultu (Latin) (merged with the suppressed Sacred Congregation for Sacramental Discipline)
  • 1984.04.05: Renamed as Congregation for Divine Worship (English) / Congregazione per il Culto Divino (Italiano) / Congregatio de Cultu (Latin) (branched to create Congregation for the Sacraments)
  • 1988.06.28: Renamed as Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (English) / Kongregation für den Gottesdienst und die Sakramentenlehre) (Deutsch) / Congregación para el Culto Divino y la Disciplina de los Sacramentos (español) / Congrégation pour le culte divin et la discipline des sacrements (français) / Congregazione per il Culto Divino e la Disciplina dei Sacramenti (Italiano) / Kongregacja ds. Kultu Bożego i Dyscypliny Sakramentów (polski) / 禮儀及聖事部 (中文) / 典礼秘跡省 (日本語) / 경신성사성 (한국어) / Congregatio de Cultu Divino et Disciplina Sacramentorum (Latin) (merged with the suppressed Congregation for the Sacraments)

Documents: Documents (x 162)

Associated Organizations


Present Officials

Secretary (2012.06.26 – ...):United KingdomArchbishop Arthur Roche (64)Archbishop Arthur Roche (64)

Archbishop ad personam

Bishop emeritus of Leeds (United Kingdom)

Undersecretary (2007.03.15 – ...):United KingdomFr. Anthony Ward, S.M.Fr. Anthony Ward, S.M.
Undersecretary (2009.07.04 – ...):SpainMsgr. Juan Miguel Ferrer Grenesche (53)Msgr. Juan Miguel Ferrer Grenesche (53)

Past Officials

Prefect:SpainCardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera (68)Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera (68) (2008.12.09 – 2014.08.28)
Prefect:NigeriaCardinal Francis Arinze (81)Cardinal Francis Arinze (81) (2002.10.01 – 2008.12.09)
Prefect:ChileCardinal Jorge Arturo Medina Estévez (87)Cardinal Jorge Arturo Medina Estévez (87) (1998.02.23 – 2002.10.01)
Pro-Prefect:ChileCardinal Jorge Arturo Medina Estévez (87)Cardinal Jorge Arturo Medina Estévez (87) (1996.06.21 – 1998.02.23)
Prefect:SpainCardinal Antonio María Javierre Ortas, S.D.B. (1992.01.24 – 1996.06.21)
Prefect:SpainCardinal Eduardo Martínez Somalo (87)Cardinal Eduardo Martínez Somalo (87) (1988.07.01 – 1992.01.21)
Prefect:GermanyCardinal Paul Augustin Mayer, O.S.B. (1985.05.27 – 1988.07.01)
Pro-Prefect:GermanyCardinal Paul Augustin Mayer, O.S.B. (1984.04.08 – 1985.05.27)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Giuseppe Casoria (1983.02.03 – 1984.04.08)
Pro-Prefect:ItalyCardinal Giuseppe Casoria (1981.08.24 – 1983.02.03)
Prefect:AustraliaCardinal James Robert Knox (1975.08.01 – 1981.08.04)
Prefect:SpainCardinal Arturo Tabera Araoz, C.M.F. (1971.02.20 – 1973.09.08)
Prefect:SwitzerlandCardinal Benno Walter Gut, O.S.B. (1969.05.08 – 1970.12.08)
Prefect:SwitzerlandCardinal Benno Walter Gut, O.S.B. (1968.01.09 – 1969.05.08)
Prefect:SpainCardinal Arcadio María Larraona, C.M.F. (1962.02.12 – 1968.01.09)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Gaetano Cicognani (1953.12.07 – 1954.11.18?)
Pro-Prefect:ItalyCardinal Clemente Micara (1950.11.11 – 1953.01.26)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Carlo Salotti (1938.09.14 – 1947.10.24)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Camillo Laurenti (1929.03.12 – 1938.09.06)
Pro-Prefect:ItalyCardinal Camillo Laurenti (1928.12.17 – 1929.03.12)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Antonio Vico (1918.07.08 – 1929.02.25)
Pro-Prefect:ItalyCardinal Antonio Vico (1915.02.11 – 1918.07.08)
Pro-Prefect:ItalyCardinal Scipione Tecchi (1914.11.08 – 1915.01.22)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Sebastiano Martinelli, O.S.A. (1909.02.08 – 1918.07.04)
Pro-Prefect:ItalyCardinal Luigi Tripepi (1904.01.28 – 1906.12.29)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Serafino Cretoni (1903.01.07 – 1909.02.03)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Domenico Ferrata (1900.10.23 – 1902.11.27)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Gaetano Aloisi Masella (1889.10.03 – 1892.07.11?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Carlo Laurenzi (1889.03.14 – 1893.11.02)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Angelo Bianchi (1887.11.15 – 1889.03.14)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Domenico Bartolini (1878.07.15 – 1886.01.15?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Tommaso Maria Martinelli, O.S.A. (1877.10.18 – 1878.07.15?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Luigi Bilio, B. (1876.12.20 – 1877.10.18)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Costantino Patrizi Naro (1854.06.27 – 1860.10.10)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Luigi Lambruschini, B. (1847.06.08 – 1854.05.12)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Luigi Micara, O.F.M. Cap. (1843.11.28 – 1844.05.01)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Carlo Maria Pedicini (1830.07 – 1843.11.19)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Giorgio Doria Pamfilj Landi (1821.02.10 – 1822)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Giovanni Archinto (1781 – 1799.02.09)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Antonio Eugenio Visconti (1781 – 1788.03.04?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Mario Marefoschi Compagnoni (1771 – 1780.12.23)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Flavio Chigi (1759? – 1771.07.12)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Carlo Maria Marini (1726.09.11 – ?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Fabrizio Paolucci (1724 – 1726.06.12)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Ferdinando d’Adda (1701? – ?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Alderano Cibo (1683 – 1700.07.22)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Gasparo Carpegna (1675? – ?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Francesco Maria Brancaccio (1671 – 1675.01.09)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Marzio Ginetti (1650? – ?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Giulio Cesare Sacchetti (1640? – ?)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Francesco Maria Bourbon del Monte Santa Maria (1616 – 1627.08.27?)
Prefect:ItalySaint Cardinal Roberto Bellarmino, S.J. (? – 1621.09.17)
Prefect:ItalyCardinal Alfonso Gesualdo (1585 – ?)
Secretary:United StatesArchbishop Joseph Augustine Di Noia, O.P. (71)Archbishop Joseph Augustine Di Noia, O.P. (71) (2009.06.16 – 2012.06.26)
Secretary:Sri LankaCardinal Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don (66)Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don (66) (later Cardinal) (2005.12.10 – 2009.06.16)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Domenico Sorrentino (66)Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino (66) (2003.08.02 – 2005.11.19)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Francesco Pio Tamburrino, O.S.B. (75)Archbishop Francesco Pio Tamburrino, O.S.B. (75) (1999.04.27 – 2003.08.02)
Secretary:BrazilCardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo (80)Archbishop Geraldo Majella Agnelo (80) (later Cardinal) (1991.09.16 – 1999.01.13)
Secretary:HungaryArchbishop Lajos Kada (1988.06.28 – 1991.08.22)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Virgilio Noè (later Cardinal) (1988.06.28 – 1989)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Virgilio Noè (later Cardinal) (1984 – 1988.06.28)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Virgilio Noè (later Cardinal) (1982.01.30 – 1984)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Luigi Dadaglio (later Cardinal) (1980.10.04 – 1982)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Antonio Innocenti (later Cardinal) (1975.08.01 – 1980.10.04)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Annibale Bugnini, C.M. (1969.05.08 – 1975.08.01)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Ferdinando Giuseppe Antonelli, O.F.M. (later Cardinal) (1965.01.26 – 1969.05.08)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Enrico Dante (later Cardinal) (1960.01.05 – 1965.01.26)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Alfonso Carinci (1945.12.15 – 1960.01.05)
Secretary:ItalyMsgr. Alessandro Verde (later Cardinal) (1915.06.26 – 1925.12.14)
Secretary:ItalyBishop Pietro La Fontaine (later Cardinal) (1910.04.02 – 1915.03.05)
Secretary:ItalyArchbishop Diomede Panici (1900.04.19 – 1909.08.06)
Secretary:ItalyCardinal Luigi Tripepi (1894.06.16 – 1903.01.07)
Secretary:ItalyPatriarch Placidus Ralli (1875.04 – 1884.12.11)
Secretary:ItalyFr. Annibale Capalti (later Cardinal) (1854.11.14 – 1861)
Secretary:ItalyFr. Girolamo Boncompagni (later Cardinal) (1648.10.02 – 1651.12.11)
Pro-Secretary:ItalyMsgr. Enrico Dante (later Cardinal) (1959.01.24 – 1960.01.05)
Undersecretary:ItalyMsgr. Mario Marini (1997.10.01 – 2007.07.07)
Undersecretary:ItalyMsgr. Vincenzo Ferrara (1997 – 2003)
Undersecretary:ItalyMsgr. Carmelo Nicolosi (1993 – 1997.07.02)
Undersecretary:SpainMsgr. Pere Tena Garriga (later Bishop) (1988.06.28 – 1993.06.09)
Undersecretary:ItalyMsgr. Raffaele Melli (1988.06.28 – 1992)
Undersecretary:SpainMsgr. Pere Tena Garriga (later Bishop) (1987.07.29 – 1988.06.28)
Undersecretary:ItalyArchbishop Piero Marini (72)Fr. Piero Marini (72) (later Archbishop) (1985.04.01 – 1987.02.24)
Undersecretary:ItalyFr. Virgilio Noè (later Cardinal) (1969.05.09 – 1975.08.01)
Secretary for the Sacraments:ItalyArchbishop Luigi Dadaglio (later Cardinal) (1982 – 1984.04.08)
Adjunct Secretary for Divine Worship:ItalyFr. Virgilio Noè (later Cardinal) (1977.10.21 – 1982.01.30)
Undersecretary for the Sacred Liturgy:ItalyFr. Annibale Bugnini, C.M. (later Archbishop) (1966 – 1969.05.08)
Undersecretary for the Cause of Beatification and Canonization:ItalyMsgr. Amato Pietro Frutaz (1966 – 1967)
Undersecretary for Sacraments:ItalyMsgr. Benedetto Marchetta (1980 – 1984.04.05)
Undersecretary for Sacraments:ItalyMsgr. Antonio Magnoni (later Archbishop) (1975.08.01 – 1980.04.24)
Undersecretary for Divine Worship:Msgr. Luis Alessio (1977 – 1983)
Undersecretary for Divine Worship:ItalyFr. Virgilio Noè (later Cardinal) (1975.08.01 – 1977.10.21)

as of 2014.08.28

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