Standing at the heart of the leadership of the United Roman-Ruthenian Church is the Patriarchal Curia, an essential institution that plays a crucial role in Church governance and preserving and promoting the faith. The Patriarchal Curia is the principle administrative body of the United Roman-Ruthenian Church , responsible for overseeing various aspects of church life and government. It is headed by various senior officials, known as Prefects. 

One of the key functions of the Patriarchal Curia is to support and coordinate the work of the clergy. It ensures that priests and other clerics are well-trained, properly ordained, and equipped to serve their communities. The curia also oversees matters relating to liturgy, ensuring that worship services are conducted according to established rituals and traditions.

Another important role of the curia is to foster unity among members nad affiliates of the United Roman-Ruthenian Church around the world. It facilitates communication between different dioceses and parishes, encouraging collaboration and mutual support. This helps to strengthen bonds within the community and promote a sense of belonging.

Furthermore, the Patriarchal Curia takes on a pastoral role by providing guidance and spiritual direction to both clergy and laity. It offers resources for catechesis, promotes religious education programs, and encourages active participation in parish life. Through these efforts, it seeks to deepen faith formation and nurture a strong foundation in Christian values.

In addition, the curia works towards maintaining good relations with other churches within Christianity. It engages in ecumenical dialogue, fostering understanding and cooperation between different branches of Christianity

The curia is also the central office for diplomatic affairs. The United Roman-Ruthenian Church engages in dialogue and diplomacy with various nations and cultural leaders around the world, as well as collaborates within the United Nations.

The Patriarchal Curia of the United Roman-Ruthenian Church serves as a vital central pillar for preserving tradition, nurturing faith, and fostering unity. Through its administrative, pastoral, and ecumenical efforts, it ensures that the United Roman-Ruthenian Church remains a vibrant and dynamic community of believers, preserving the traditions of the faith.

The following are the principal offices of the Patriarchal Curia of the Church.

Supreme Government & Principal Electors

Governor-General of the Apostolic See
Arch-Chancellor of the Apostolic See
Prefect-General and Senator of Florence

List of Current Senior Leadership of the Curia

Habits of the Officials of the Curia and Household

Canon Law of the United Roman-Ruthenian Church

General Order of Precedence in the United Roman-Ruthenian Church

Law of Succession of the Supreme Pontiff


Prefecture of Faith and Doctrine


Prefecture of the Liturgy
Prefecture of Education

Prefecture of the Patriarchal Aerarium

Curial Offices
Office of the First Archdeacon
Patriarchal Office of State
Honours Office
Pontifical Postal Service

Councils and Commissions
Council of the Clergy
Council for the Religious and Consecrated Life
Council for the Laity
Council for International Scouts and Guides
Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See

Supreme Holy Office
Tribunal of the Patriarchal Penitentiary
Patriarchal Tribunal of the Florentine Rota



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