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Cardinal Erdő Appointed to Vatican Economy Council

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.08.06.

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.

The council, set up in 2014 by Pope Francis, 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.

In the featured photo: Cardinal Péter Erdő. Photo by Szilárd Koszticsák/MTI