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The Pontifical Council for Culture is a dicastery of the Roman Curia charged with fostering the relationship of the Catholic Church with different cultures. Pope John Paul II founded it on 20 May 1982. He later merged the Pontifical Council for Dialogue with Non-Believers with it.

Pontifical Council for Culture
Pontificium Consilium de Cultura
Established May 20, 1982; 34 years ago (1982-05-20)
Founder Pope John Paul II
Founded at Vatican City
Merger of Pontifical Council for Dialogue with non-Believers
Purpose to promote dialogue with other cultures
to promote the study of unbelief and of religious indifference
President
Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi
Main organ
Secretariat
Parent organization
Roman Curia
Website www.cultura.va/content/cultura/en.html
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The Pontifical Council for Culture (Latin: Pontificium Consilium de Cultura) is a dicastery of the Roman Curia charged with fostering the relationship of the Catholic Church with different cultures. Pope John Paul II founded it on 20 May 1982. He later merged the Pontifical Council for Dialogue with Non-Believers (founded in 1965) with it.