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Diocesan Council, also called Pastoral Council, organ in a Diocese established as and when required by the circumstances of pastoral work. It is made up chiefly of lay people as well as clerics and members of religious institutions; it has advisory functions and is appointed for a definite time according to regulations issued by the bishop.


H. Schwendenwein, Das neue Kirchenrecht, 1983; Schematismen der Dioezesen Oesterreichs 1991-1993.