In fulfilling its mission and activities, in addition to its own staff, the Dicastery includes the Commission for Charity, the Commission for Ecology and the Commission for Health Care Workers


On 20 March 2020, Pope Francis asked the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (DPIHD) to create a Commission, in collaboration with other Dicasteries of the Roman Curia and other organizations, to express the Church’s solicitude and care for the whole human family facing the COVID-19 pandemic, including analysis, reflection on the new socio-economic-cultural future, and the proposal of relevant approaches.

Accordingly, the Dicastery has established the  Vatican COVID-19 Commission