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Rescriptum ex audientia sanctissimi, 10.03.2016

Vatican City, 10 March 2016 – The Supreme Pontiff Francis, in the Audience granted to Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, on 4 March of the year of the Lord 2016, has approved the new "Norms on the administration of the assets of the Causes of beatification and canonisation", repealing the preceding regulations approved by St. John Paul II on 20 August 1983.

The Supreme Pontiff has ruled that the aforementioned Norms shall be promulgated and published in L'Osservatore Romano, establishing that they shall enter into force ad experimentum for three years from the date of approval.

The text of the Rescriptum was signed by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin on 7 March.