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Peter’s Pence

Peter’s Pence(Peter’s Obolo) is the name given to the financial support offered by the faithful to the Holy Father as a sign of their sharing in the concern of the Successor of Peter for the many different needs of the Universal Church and for the relief of those most in need.

“The primary source of support for the Apostolic See should be in offerings freely given by Catholics throughout the whole world, and by other persons of good will. This is in harmony with a tradition dating back to the Gospel (cf. Lk 10:7) and the teaching of the Apostles (cf. 1 Cor 9:11-14)” (Letter of Pope John Paul II to the Cardinal Secretary of State, 20 November 1982).

At any time you can send your offering to:

His Holiness Pope Francis – 00120 Città del Vaticano

Multi-currency Bank Account (EUR, USD, CHF, GBP)
FinecoBank S.p.A.
Beneficiary: Obolo di San Pietro (Peter’s Pence)
IBAN: IT 52 S 03015 03200 000003501166
FEBIITM1 or FEBIITM1XXX (if 11 characters are required) for SEPA countries
FEBIITM2 or FEBIITM2XXX (if 11 characters are required) for non-SEPA countries
(Please state your name, your surname and your full address)

or, if you prefer:

Postal account (EUR)
“Obolo di San Pietro” n. 75070003 (Peter’s Pence)
00120 Vatican City State

IT 27 S 0760 10320 0000075070003 – SWIFT: BPPIITRRXXX

Donations can be made by check to “Obolo di San Pietro” and sent to the following mail address:

Ufficio Obolo di San Pietro 00120 – Città del Vaticano

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