The Holy See consists of the Roman Curia and other offices and services which assist the Supreme Pontiff in the Petrine Ministry.

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Secretariat of State

Congregations:
For the Doctrine of the Faith
For the Oriental Churches
For Divine Worship and Sacraments
For the Causes of Saints
For Bishops and the Pontifical
Commission for Latin America

For the Evangelization of Peoples
For the Clergy
For Institutes of Consecrated Life
and Societies of Apostolic Life

For Catholic Education

Tribunals:
Apostolic Penitentiary
Apostolic Signatura
Roman Rota

Pontifical Councils:
For the Laity
For Promoting Christian Unity
Religious Relations with Jews
For the Family
For Justice and Peace
Cor Unum
For Migrants and Itinerant People
For Health-Care Workers
For Interreligious Dialogue
For Religious Relations with Muslims
For Culture
For Social Communications

Offices:
Apostolic Camera
Patrimony of the Apostolic See

Offices (cont.)
Prefecture for Economic Affairs
Prefecture of the Papal Household
Office for the Liturgical Celebrations
Press Office of the Holy See
Vatican Information Service

Commissions and Committies:
For Cultural Heritage of the Church
For Sacred Archaeology
Pontifical Biblical Commission
Revision of the Vulgate
Ecclesia Dei
International Theological Commission
For Intl. Eucharistic Congresses
Of Historical Sciences
For the Great Jubilee
Pontifical Swiss Guard

Institutions:
Vatican Secret Archives
Vatican Apostolic Library
Vatican Press/Vatican Polygot
L'Osservatore Romano
Vatican Publishing House
Vatican Radio
Vatican Television Centre
Office of Papal Charities
Labour Office
Central Statistics Office

Academies:
Of Science
Of Social Sciences
Of Life

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(as of 10/98)
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