IMPORTANT VATICAN OFFICES


(1) on matters affecting faith/morals

Congr. for the Sacred Doctrine of the Faith

Prefect: Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Congregazione per la Dottrina della Fede

Piazza del S. Uffizio, 11

00120 Vatican City State, Europe

tel 011-390-6/698-83296

fax 011-390-6/698-83409 or 698-85378


(2) on matters affecting deportment of

bishops and their appointments

Congregation for Bishops

Prefect: Lucas Cardinal Moreira Neves

Congregazione per i Vescovi

Piazza Pio XII, 10

00120 Vatican City State, Europe

tel 011-390-6/698-84217

fax 011-390-6/698-87363

Secretary: Bishop Francesco Monterisi

tel 011-390-6/698-84217

fax 011-390-6/698-83929

Fr. James O’Brien

tel 011-390-6/698-84551

fax 011-390-6/698-85303

Fr. Daniel Thomas

tel 011-390-6/698-84261


(3) on matters of liturgical abuses

or sacramental abuse

Congregation for the Sacraments

Prefect: Jorge Arturo Cardinal Medina Estevez

Congregazione per il Culto Divino e la

Disciplina dei Sacramenti

Piazza Pio XII, 10

00120 Vatican City State, Europe

Fr. Anthony Ward, SM

tel 011-390-6/698-84368

fax 011-390-6/698-83499

Sacred Liturgy: 011-390-6/698-84216

Other Sacraments: 011-390-6/698-84211


(4) in re traditional Latin Mass

Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei

President: Darío Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos

Pontificia Commissione Ecclesia Dei

Piazza S. Uffizio, 11

00120 Vatican City State

tel 011-390-6/698-85213

011-390-6/698-85494

fax 011-390-6/698-83412

Secretary: Msgr. Camille Perl

Msgr. Arthur B. Calkins (English speaking)


(5) on matters affecting priests

Congregation for the Clergy

Prefect: Darío Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos

Congregazione Per il Clero

Piazza Pio XII, 3

00120 Vatican City, Europe

tel 011-390-6/698-84031

011-390-6/698-84136

011-390-6/698-84137

Secretary: Msgr. Csaba Terniák

tel 011-390-6/698-84136

011-390-6/698-84138

fax 011-390-6/698-84645

Fr. Anthony McDaid

tel 011-390-6/698-84144


(6) on matters affecting family, sex ed,

contraception, abortion

Pontifical Council for the Family

President: Alfonso Cardinal Lopez Trujillo

Pontificio Consiglio per la Famiglia

Piazza S. Calisto, 16

00120 Vatican City State, Europe

tel 011-390-6/698-87243

fax 011-390-6/698-87272


(7) on religious life and deportment

of religious (men and women)

Congregation for Religious

Prefect: Eduardo Cardinal Martinez Somalo

Congregazione per gli Instituti di vita consacrata e le Società di vita apostolica

Piazza Pio XII, 3

00120 Vatican City State, Europe

tel 011-390-6/698-84500

Secretary: Bishop Piergiorgio Silvano Nesti

tel 011-390-6/698-84584

fax 011-390-6/698-84526

Fr. Jesús P. Torres, CMF (English speaking)

tel 011-390-6/698-84124


(8) on seminaries, Catholic schools,

universities, and colleges

Congregation for Education and Catholic

Schools, Seminaries and Institutes

Prefect: Archbishop Zenon Grocholewski

Congregazione per la Educazione Cattolica

dei Seminari e degli Istituti di Studi

Piazza Pio XII, 3

00120 Vatican City State, Europe

tel 011-390-6/698-84156

fax 011-390-6/698-84172


(9) in re the Eastern Catholic Rites

Congregation for the Eastern Churches

Prefect: Achille Cardinal Silvestrini

Via della Conciliazione, 34

00120 Vatican City State, Europe

tel 011-390-6/698-84281

011-390-6/698-85021

fax 011-390-6/698-84300

011-390-6/698-85755

Fr. Michael Mulhall (English speaking)

tel 011-390-6/698-84284


on matters for the supreme court

of the Church

Supremo Tribunale della Segnatura Apostolica

Prefect: Archbishop Mario Francesco Pompedda

Piazza della Cancelleria, 1

00120 Vatican City State

tel 011-390-6/698-85163

011-390-6/698-85366

Secretary: Archbp. Francesco Saverio Salerno

tel 011-390-6/698-85105

011-390-6/698-85127

011-390-6/698-85126

Msgr. Raymond L. Burke

tel 011-390-6/698-85163

fax 011-390-6/698-85366


(10) Vatican press office

VATICAN PRESS AGENCY

Spokesman: Dr. Joaquin Navarro-Valls

Sala Stampa della Santa Sede

Via della Conciliazione, 54

00120 Vatican City State

tel 011-390-6/698-83466

fax 011-390-6/698-85178


(11) Vatican Post & Telegraph Office

fax 011-390-6/698-85378

fax 011-390-6/698-87343


(12) clarifying controverted issues

in the USA

Most Reverend Gabriel Montalvo, DD

Apostolic Nuncio

3339 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, D.C. 20008

tel 202/333-7121

fax 202/337-4036

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