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dicastery

(dɪˈkæstərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church another word for congregation5b
[C19: from dicast]
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The Vatican press office, the Catholic Church in Ireland and Cardinal Farrell, the Prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, all failed to respond to a request for comment.
Father Bruno Ciceri, International Director of the Apostleship of the Sea at the Holy Sees Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, received the Friend of Foreign Service Medal from David Tawei Lee, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan), during a noontime award ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs January 24.
After a half-century of fruitful activity, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace was moved into the new Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development on January 1, 2017.
Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, suggesting that marriage ministry should be led by married couples instead of priests (Crux)
Vacation "cannot be a pretext either for irresponsibility or for exploitation," Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Vatican's Dicastery for Promoting for Integral Human Development, said in an Aug.
org/news/vatican/francis-denounces-resistance-vatican-reform-christmas-speech-curia) included  the establishment of three new offices intended to centralize the Vatican's efforts and optimize its spiritual performance, the Secretariat for the Economy, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.
The decision to ask all the bishops for their vota for the council was implicitly a judgment on the past practices of the Holy Office (the suprema congregatio) and a significant redefinition of the purview of this dicastery.
Beatifications are normally done by the cardinal of the dicastery.
Dicastery President Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia said the meeting serves as "an opportunity to reaffirm that the elderly are not merely the object of attention and care but rather the subjects of a new perspective of life.
There was no record of any communication from Moran on this topic in the records of the dicastery of first instance to which Moran was answerable.
The first issue relates to the normative activity of the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith; the conclusion reached is that the process of clarification, publication and procedural control in the normative activity of this dicastery of the Roman Curia is not yet fully complete.
What Gordon means by "the Church" is unclear, although her use of it partakes of a popular journalistic sentiment according to which "the Church" is regularly conflated with the pronouncement of some particular Vatican dicastery or other, or even the pope (in either case this would be a mistake).