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Chancellor for Civil Affairs

The Chancellor for Civil Affairs represents the archdiocesan corporation in civil legal matters and offers legal (civil) advice to the archbishop, auxiliary bishop and parish leadership on a variety of issues from corporate matters, real estate, cemetery issues, school law, pension and benefits matters, finance law, charities regulations, trustwork and estates, immigration and employment law.



REPORT ABUSE – If you or someone you know has been sexually abused, your first call should be to law enforcement. Click to learn more.

If you or someone you know has been abused, exploited or harassed by a priest, deacon, or a Church employee or volunteer, you are encouraged to contact Victim/Survivor Assistance at (651) 291-4497.