Working Group on the "excommunication of the mafias"

The creation of the Group has been announceed on the occasion of the beatification of magistrate Rosario Livatino (9 May 2021)

To honour Rosario Livatino, the first blessed magistrate in the history of the Church, who courageously exercised his profession as a lay mission, a Working Group on the 'excommunication of the mafias' has been set up at the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, with the aim of studying the issue in depth, collaborating with the Bishops of the world, promoting and supporting related initiatives.

The Group is composed of Vittorio V. Alberti, Rosy Bindi, Luigi Ciotti, Marcello Cozzi, Raffaele Grimaldi, Michele Pennisi, Giuseppe Pignatone, Ioan Alexandru Pop, Mellon Djivoh, Federico Cafiero de Raho.

The working group was transferred to the responsibility of the Italian Bishops' Conference.

30 September 2021