Roman congregation


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Roman congregation

n. Roman Catholic Church
Any department of the Curia dealing with rites, legal and administrative problems, questions of faith and morals, and other ecclesiastical matters.
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Among the topics are the legacy of Josephus Justus Scaliger in Leiden University Library catalogues 1609-1716, the library of the Breton jurist and historian Bertrand d'Arentre in 1582, the book inventories of Servite authors and the survey of the Roman Congregation of the Index in counter-reformation Italy, the book inventory of 16th-century Krakow bookbinder Maciej Przywilcki, and the inventory of Beatriz Pacheco's bookshop in Santiago de Compostela in 1563.
papal nuncio prepare a list of three candidates, a terna, which is submitted to the Roman Congregation for Bishops, where it is critically reviewed.
A newly published compilation of documents from the Archives of the Roman Congregation of the Holy Office and the Index from the period 1542 to 1600 has been released in a new series.
Perhaps, but a study this vague, speculative, and ambiguous reminds me of the assertion by Jacob Jervell that "attempts to understand Romans primarily on the basis of our knowledge of the Roman congregation lead us into a dead end" (54-55, italics mine).
After the report reaches the Vatican, it will be examined by the Roman Congregation for Causes of Saints.
It is true that, under pressure, Pope Paul VI added that the Roman Congregation [for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments] would then have to give its recognitio to translations, but the clear intent was that the initiative would come from local conferences and the translations would be done by people of their own choosing.
This is an instruction from a Roman Congregation, approved in ordinary form by the Supreme Pontiff.
has indicated that this statement, as a response from a Roman Congregation to a papal question, does not carry the explicit canonical language that would indicate that it has any authority other than that of the congregation itself.
Hence laity may not hold positions such as judicial vicar or function as a voting member of a Roman congregation.
The events leading up to the banning in 1616 of Copernicus' book (on the authority of the Holy Office, the Roman congregation charged with the defense of Catholic orthodoxy) and the mandate given to Galileo not "to hold or defend" the proscribed doctrine are traced with care.
26 letter from Cardinal Jorge Medina Estevez, prefect of the Roman congregation that handles liturgical affairs, to the commission's chair, Scottish Bishop Maurice Taylor.
In explaining the American college situation to a further Roman congregation, and one that has as its task to supervise the rules that bishops make, we are gradually winning a better sense of what's going on here," she said, adding that this is no small accomplishment in a bureaucracy as complex as the Holy See.