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The Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts

Vatican News continues with its inside look at the history, objectives and “mission budgets” of the various Vatican offices assisting the Pope in his pastoral ministry. Featured here is the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts with an interview with its President, Archbishop Filippo Iannone.

Salvatore Cernuzio – Vatican City

These are the experts in canon law at the service of the Church’s supreme legislator, the Pope. For more than a century, although the persons assigned have changed, the task of this Dicastery has remained unchanged: that of maintaining updated the two Codes of Canon Law (Latin and Eastern) which form the core of the Church’s universal legislation. At its head since 2018, Archbishop Filippo Iannone shows how the contribution of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts’ affects its mission budget which, according to the official data released 2021 regarding the Holy See’s budget, is subsumed under the €21 million budget allocated to some thirty Vatican Dicasteries and institutions.

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