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Ecclesiastical Regions
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1. The ecclesiastical territories under the Congregations. In the Atlas Missionum published in 1959 by the Vatican City Press, the map of the world, pp. 3–4, shows the various administrative regions as follows, distributed among the Congregation for Propaganda, the Consistorial Congregation, the Congregation for the Oriental Church and the Congregation for Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs. The reform of the Curia in 1967 did not indicate any changes in this regional distribution of competence, which m…

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Jacques Delcourt, “Ecclesiastical Regions”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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