Decree No. 38: Maximum Amount for Alienation of Church Property

Friday, April 03 2020


In accordance with the prescriptions of Canon 1292 §1, as well as Decree No. 38 of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, and after taking into consideration the 2019 national cost-of-living increase of 2.2%, the CCCB Executive Committee at its meeting of 31 March – 1 April 2020, determined that the current maximum amount allowed for acts of alienation without recourse to the Holy See is $5,705,989 CDN. This amount is adjusted annually according to the cost-of-living in Canada, taking January 1, 1993, as the point of reference.

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