Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
|Established||17 August 2016|
|Bruno M. Duffé|
|Nicola Riccardi, Segundo Tejado Muñoz, |
The Vatican announced the creation of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (Dicasterium ad integram humanam progressionem fovendam in Latin) on 31 August 2016 and it became effective 1 January 2017. Cardinal
On 16 June 2017 the Pope named Msgr. Bruno Marie Duffé, a French professor with long experience in human rights and relief work, the dicastery's Secretary. Fr. Nicola Riccardi and Msgr. Segundo Tejado Muñoz have been named undersecretaries, on 8 July 2017.
The Pope announced that "temporarily" he would personally direct the special Section for Migrants and Refugees as a part of the Dicastery. He named the Canadian