Riunione delle Opere per l'Aiuto alle Chiese Orientali (ROACO)

Assembly of Organizations for Aid to the Eastern Churches

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/orientchurch/index.htm

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Founded

1968

History

1968, by E-XK0288 - Congregation for the Oriental Churches (CO), within the framework of F-XF8042 - Administrative Hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church.

Aims

Promote an exchange of information, ideas and plans concerning the general situation and needs of the peoples and churches in the countries concerned; promote practical collaboration among the Congregation and institutions and funding agencies which operate in favour of these peoples and churches.

Activities

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Structure

Session (twice a year, usually Jan and June, always in Vatican), comprising Officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary) and representatives of funding agencies, and may also include staff of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, representatives of agencies of the Holy See, agencies of ROACO and special invitees. Secretariat and Presidency of Assembly assured by CO. Steering Committee (meets twice a year, before ROACO session), comprising 8 organizations as members.

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

UIA Org ID

XK0647

Last News

2004

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