Personal prelatures

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St. Josemaria Escrivá, founder of Opus Dei

Pope Francis changes canon law on Opus Dei and any future personal prelatures

Aug 8, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The updated canons now state that the statutes that govern a personal prelature can be “approved or issued by the... Read more

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz

Opus Dei announces an extraordinary general congress to change its statutes

Oct 5, 2022

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, announced in a letter Oct. 5 that he will convene the congress... Read more

The statue of St. Peter inside the Vatican's St. Peter's Square, Jan. 19, 2015.

Bishop Fellay: Offer of personal prelature under consideration

Feb 3, 2017

By Elise Harris

While divisions between the Vatican and the Society of St. Pius X still exist, representatives from both sides have said... Read more

Saint Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus Dei. Photo courtesy of Opus Dei.

This is the process for Opus Dei's election of a new prelate

Jan 19, 2017

By Elise Harris

After the death of Opus Dei Prelate Bishop Javier Echevarría Rodríguez in December, members of the prelature are gathering in... Read more