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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Rearguard actions by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith are unlikely to put the genie back in the bottle or the condoms back in the packet.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is also working on further instructions for bishops, so that the directives it issues on the subject of sexual abuse of minors, either by the clergy or in institutions connected with the Church, may be increasingly rigorous, coherent and effective.
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.
These priests have since been reprimanded and disciplined by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
As prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, then-Cardinal Ratzinger had declined to attend the interreligious event because he feared it promoted relativism.
Levada is now prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the former post of Pope Benedict XVI.
That the publisher should be the Archivio Segreto Vaticano offers an interesting commentary on the state of inter-agency relations inside the Vatican in the wake of the mini-glasnost that has finally thawed the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
In a letter from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in Rome, Nugent and Gramick were chastised for activities that have "caused confusion among the Catholic people and have harmed the community of the Church.
According to Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and chief architect of the Vatican's conservative realignment, this approach entails a "search for a new equilibrium after all the exaggerations of an indiscriminate opening to the world.
In April 2012, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith ordered the U.
Guido Pozzo, the Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), Archbishop Luis F.
Levada, who has filled the old shoes of the new fisherman as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, merry Christmas.
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