Congregation of the Inquisition

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an inquisition set up in Italy in 1542 to curb the number of Protestants

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The second point of the agreement then gives power to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to judge bishops.
It should be noted, however, that compliance with civil law is contained in the instructions issued by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith as part of the preliminary procedures to be followed in abuse cases, as per the 'Guide to Understanding Basic CDF Procedures.
Edward Cardinal Cassidy, president of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, said that Dominus Iesus, published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, "was not addressed to the ecumenical world.
I think there are cases that are so clear that even the ordinary procedure can move more swiftly,'' said Ratzinger, who heads the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Cardinal Ricardo Blazquez Perez of Valladolid, Spain, a theologian and president of the Spanish bishops' conference, was named a member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Because of this stance, he was told by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in 2008 to recant and stop speaking publicly on the issue.
WASHINGTON--The Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) called for major reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), issuing a harsh criticism of the group resulting from a doctrinal assessment that began in 2008.
Shea outlines the reasons for the Church's moral opposition to this means of procreation, as well as restating the core doctrine behind Dignitas personae (The Dignity of the person) published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and well-known theologian, presents Introduction to Christianity, a simple discourse of Christianity's basic precepts combined with a thorough understanding of Scripture and the history of theology.
With the approval of Pope John Paul II, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Jan.
Citing Nicea, Chalcedon, and Trent among other Councils in his criticism of Dupuis, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, presented a Notification on the book "to safeguard the doctrine of the Catholic faith from errors, ambiguities or harmful interpretations.
Paper Power has attracted the attention of the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which published a critique by an "anonymous consulter" in 1998.
A declaration from the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith reprimands Catholic theologians who "have argued that all religions may be equally valid ways of salvation.
The news conference was held to promote a series of books presenting the documents of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which Ratzinger heads.
The edict establishes a new seven-member "college" inside the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to hear clerical appeals of cases involving delicta graviora, the Vatican term for serious sins against the sacraments.
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