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A pontifical commission (Latin: pontificia commissio) is a committee of Catholic experts convened by the Pope for a specific purpose. The following is a list of commissions, the dates they began and the pope who established.
- Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, 2 July 1988 by Pope John Paul II.
- Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church, 1988 by Pope John Paul II.
- Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology, 6 January 1852 by Pope Pius IX.
- Pontifical Biblical Commission, 30 October 1902 by Pope Leo XIII.
- International Theological Commission, 1969
- Pontifical Commission for Latin America, 19 April 1958 by Pope Pius XII.
- Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, established 22 October 1974.
- Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Institute for Works of Religion, 24 June 2013 by Pope Francis.
- Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Organisation of the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See, 18 July 2013.
- Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, 22 March 2014.
- Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State, which is an institute of the Vatican City State and not considered as part of the Roman Curia, 1939 by Pius XII.
See also: Interdicasterial commissions:
- Interdicasterial Commission for the Catechism of the Catholic Church (former)
- Interdicasterial Commission on Particular Churches
- Interdicasterial Commission for the Church in Eastern Europe
- Interdicasterial Commission for Consecrated Religious
- Interdicasterial Commission for Candidates to Sacred Order
References [ edit ]
- "Relations with the Jews (1975)". Vatican official website. The Holy See. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
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