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a church tribunal or governing body

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The novel does not reveal the precise nature of Dust, but it doesn't take a theologian to figure out that Pullman's Consistorial Court is the real-life Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, formerly headed by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI.
Please write to the Spanish Embassy, 39 Chesham Place, London SW1X 8SB and to the Mayor of Pamplona: Alcaldesa-Presidenta, Ayuntamiento de Pamplona, Plaza Consistorial, 31001 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain, urging them to ban cruel events that use bulls.
Her book contains eight chapters, each devoted to the various stages of Sozzini's professional and political life: his family background; his education (which was both classical and legal); his first teaching post in Sienese Studium; his move to Ferrara Studium; then his long teaching career at the Studium of Pisa, which began in 1473 with the support and protection of Lorenzo de' Medici himself; his brief teaching experience in Bologna and, subsequently Padua; his Roman sojourn as consistorial advocate; and his final return to Siena; and his scientific contribution as author of responsa, consilia, commentaria.
Unfortunately, the Dutch and German contrast remains in shadow, since the thorough study by Heinz Schilling forming its second chapter concerns marriage policy rather than consistorial discipline in general.
Implementing agency : Patronato del Real Alczar y de la Casa Consistorial
Municipalidad de lo Barnechea - Adquisiciones - Consistorial,