Holy Office

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Holy Office

n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a congregation established in 1542 as the final court of appeal in heresy trials; it now deals with matters of doctrine
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Ho′ly Of′fice


n.
a Roman Catholic committee of ecclesiastics entrusted with matters pertaining to faith and morals.
[1720–30]
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Saint-Office
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