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Aug 10, 2020

Cardinal Péter Erdő appointed to Vatican economy council

Set up in 2014 by Pope Francis, the council is a high-level economic supervisory body and comprises eight cardinals and seven lay experts.

Cardinal Péter Erdő, the Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, has been appointed a member of the Vatican’s Council for the Economy, the body supervising the economy and finances of the Holy See.

Set up in 2014 by Pope Francis, the council is a high-level economic supervisory body and comprises eight cardinals and seven lay experts. Erdő also holds a seat in the foreign affairs advisory body of the Holy See’s State Secretariat and in the Apostolic Signatura, the highest judiciary body in the Catholic Church.