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

Tuesday, March 30 2021


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 2020 national cost-of-living increase of 0.7%, the CCCB Executive Committee at its meeting of  23-24 March 2021, determined that the current maximum amount allowed for acts of alienation without recourse to the Holy See is $5,745,931 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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