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  Roman Curia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments [6]
The Congregation for the Causes of Saints [7]
The Congregation for the Clergy [9] (originated in the wake of the Council of Trent as Sacra Congregatio Cardinalium Concilii Tridentini Interpretum)
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 CURIA ROMANA - LoveToKnow Article on CURIA ROMANA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Through this Congregation the pope, as bishop of Rome, made the inspection of his diocese; it is for this reason that he was president of this commission, the most important member of which was the cardinal vicar.
(7) The Congregation of the Council (Sacra Congregatio Cardinalium Concilii Tridentini interpretum), i.e.
Pius X. in 1908 entrusted to this Congregation the supervision of the general discipline of the secular clergy and the faithful laity, empowering it to deal with matters concerning the precepts of the Church, festivals, foundations, church property, benefices, provincial councils and episcopal assemblies.
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 Wikinfo | Roman Curia
The Roman Curia is the complex of the organs and the authorities that constitute the administrative apparatus of the Holy See, coordinating and providing the necessary organisation for the correct functioning of the Roman Catholic Church and the achievement of its goals.
In this sense, the Roman Curia has grown little by little in the history of Catholic Church, its importance reaching an apogee during the later times of Papacy's temporal power, de facto ended in 19th century (with the unification of Italy) and later formally too concluded in 1929 (with Lateran Pacts, or Concordato).
The Congregation for the Clergy [9] (born as Sacra Congregatio Cardinalium Concilii Tridentini interpretum)
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 Congregation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Congregation (worship) - the members of a church or synogogue
Congregation (Roman Curia) - an administrative body of the Roman Catholic Church
Congregation (religious) - a religious institute in which only simple vows, not solemn vows, are taken
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 Roman Curia
According to the Constitution "Sapienti consilio" of Pius X, the tribunals of the Curia are three: the Sacred Penitentiaria, the Sacred Roman Rota, and the Apostolic Signatura.
According to some authorities, from the seventh century, that is from the pontificate of Benedict II, the penitentiary of the Roman Church was a cardinal priest; this was certainly the case before Gregory X (d.
The primacy of the Roman See made it necessary that the sovereign pontiff should have in his service officers to write and to transmit his answers to the numerous petitions for favours and to the numerous consultations addressed to him.
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 The See of Peter - The Roman Curia
Attached to the institutes of the Roman Curia are the Prefecture of the Papal Household and the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff.
The principal function of this congregation is to promote and supervise, in the whole Latin Church, the practices of the evangelical counsels as they are exercised in approved forms of consecrated life and at the same time the activities of societies of apostolic life.
The Congregation has many functions and is charged with the direction, discipline and temporal administration of seminaries and whatever touches the education of the diocesan clergy and the scientific formation of religious and secular institutes.
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 Pastor bonus
For the Roman Curia came into existence for this purpose, that the fruitful communion we mentioned might be strengthened and make ever more bountiful progress, rendering more effective the task of pastor of the Church which Christ entrusted to Peter and his successors, a task that has been growing and expanding from day to day.
Among the institutes of the Roman Curia are the Prefecture of the Papal Household and the Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff.
The competence of this Congregation extends to all matters which are proper to the Oriental Churches and which are to be referred to the Apostolic See, whether concerning the structure and organization of the Churches, the exercise of the office of teaching, sanctifying and governing, or the status, rights, and obligations of persons.
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 Catholic Culture : Document Library : The Roman Curia and the Ecumenical Council
The term "Roman Curia" is used to designate the complex of congregations, tribunals, and offices which exist to aid the Pope in his government of the universal Church militant of Jesus Christ.
The Roman Pontiff himself is the prefect of three of the congregations, the Holy Office, the Consistorial Congregation, and the Congregation for the Oriental Church.
When the Roman Curia is opposed on these grounds it is obvious that the accusation is made by an individual who has at least some sort of sympathy for the theses which the Holy Office has rejected over the course of the past few years.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Roman Congregations
Of these the most important are, without doubt, the Roman Congregations (Sacræ Cardinalium Congregationes), as is evident from the mere consideration of the dignity of their membership, consisting, as it does, of cardinals who are officially the chief collaborators of the sovereign pontiff in the administration of the affairs of the Universal Church.
In this congregation, as in others, matters of greater importance are considered by the full congregation of the cardinals; among these matters are the interpretation of laws in doubtful cases, the granting of unusual dispensations, the revision of provincial councils, and the like.
This congregation also instructs the members of the Noble Guard and the ablegate who are sent to convey to new cardinals, living in Catholic states outside of Rome, the news of their promotion, together with the cardinal's hat and the red biretta.
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 Congregation For the Doctrine of the Faith
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, originally called the "Sacred Congregation of the Roman and Universal Inquisition", was established by Paul III with the Constitution Licet ab Initio on the 21 July 1542 for the defence of the Church from heresy.
It is the oldest of the nine Congregations of the Roman Curia.
An Interdicasterial Commission is also located in the Congregation for the redaction and publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church which was constituted by the Holy Father in February of 1993 under the presidency of the Cardinal Ratzinger.
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 The Devil's Final Battle - Glossary
Congregation for the Clergy: Office within the Roman curia which oversees that the activities of diocesan or secular Catholic priests worldwide adhere to the faith and morals of the Catholic Church.
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF): Prior to the reorganization of the Roman Curia in 1967, this office (which oversaw all the other congregations within the Roman Curia) was known as the Holy Office, whose head was the Pope.
Roman Curia: The central administration assisting in the governance of the Church in the Vatican, subject to the authority of the Pope.
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 The Roman Curia | Catholic-Pages.com
This Congregation is responsible for the investigation and examination of the lives and the writings of candidates for beatification and canonization.
The Congregation for Bishops is responsible for the delineation, division, establishment and merging of Dioceses, for the consideration of candidates to be appointed to Dioceses and the recommendation of candidates to the Holy Father.
This is a tribunal of appeal from the Tribunal of the Roman Rota.
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 Canonical observations
The new spirit of the Council prompted Paul VI to reorganize the Congregation with the Motu Proprio Integrae servandae of 7 December 1965.
On the Congregation's part, the mechanism set in motion has so many important steps requiring long periods of time (the case is closed only years later!) and the involvement of so many people that it is impossible to accuse it of hastiness or superficiality.
In this context, to separate the Congregation's conclusions about the author's teaching, which are certain that the author is a heretic, apostate or schismatic, and moreover refuses to submit to the Church's judgement, from the declaration of excommunication by initiating a penal process would be true legalism without any justification.
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 Vatican Officials, The Roman Curia, Institutes, Universities, Colleges
The Roman Pontiff in the exercise of his office is assisted by the College of Cardinals, and further by the departments also called "dicasteries" of the Roman Curia.
The Congregation has a Supreme Council for the direction of Pontifical Missionary Works, on which depend the general Councils of the Missionary Union of the Clergy, the Society far the Propagation of the Faith, the Society of St. Peter the Apostle, and the Society of the Holy Childhood.
The Congregation has many functions and is charged with the direction, discipline and temporal administration of seminaries and whatever touches the education of the diocesan clergy and the scientific formation of religious end secular institutes.
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 Search Results for "Curia"
...Roman Catholic Church A Roman congregation of the Curia that deals with protection of the faith and morals....
An adviser to a congregation of the Curia....
A secretary in the Roman curia, he later became chancellor and historiographer of the republic of Florence....
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 The Roman Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Curia with the help of other councils, commissions and committees assist the Holy Father in the day-to-day functions of the Church.
Congregations are normally headed by a cardinal who has the title of prefect.
Aside from the Congregations, Offices, and Tribunals, the Holy Father is further assisted by a series of councils, commissions, institutions and academies.
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 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - The Roman Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
One of the main functions of the cardinals is to act as advisors and assistants to the Roman Pontiff in the government of the Universal Church.
This congregation results of the unification of two dicasteries originally autonomous: the Congregation for Divine Worship, established by Paul VI with the motu propio Sacra Ritum Congregatio, on May 8, 1969 and the Congregation for the Discipline of the Sacraments instituted by St. Pius X with the apostolic constitution Sapienti Consilio, on June 29, 1908.
It was divided into two different congregations established by Paul VI with the apostolic constitution Sacra Ritum Congregatio, on May 8, 1969: the S.C. for Divine Worship and the S. for the Causes of the Saints.
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 Roman Curia --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
A cardinal named as secretary of state coordinates the activities of the Curia, and various sacred congregations handle administrative matters—for example, the Sacred Congregation for the Causes of Saints is concerned with beatification and canonization and with the preservation of relics.
The judicial branch of the Curia consists of three tribunals, of which the highest is the Apostolic Signatura.
The result of a long evolution from the early centuries of Christianity, the Curia was given its modern form by Pope Sixtus V late in the 16th century.
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This Congregation used to be called the "Holy Office" and before that it was known as the "Holy Roman Inquisition".
The Congregation has issued a number of particularly important documents over the years such as the responsum ad dubium clarifying that in Ordinatio Sacerdotalis the Holy Father was merely restating a teaching which if part of the infallible Deposit of Faith, the Declaration on Certain Questions of Sexual Ethics, the Declaration on Euthanasia.
It is the Congregation which used once to be called the, Propaganda Fide, Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith.
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 The Catholic Library.org: Roman Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Curia of the Roman Church is the collection of departments and congregations which assist the Supreme Pontiff in his task of ruling the Church.
The different sections of the Curia will be listed in order of their founding, with their current names.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith - Originally the Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office of the Roman and Universal Inquisition, this Congregation has been responsible for safeguarding the Doctrines of Holy Mother Church on Faith and Morals since its founding in 1542.
www.thecatholiclibrary.org /documents/curia/curia.php   (191 words)

 Catholic Culture : Document Library : Regulations and Name for the Holy Office
The very nature of things give rise to administrative organizations, or a Curia, whose role was to expedite the governing of the Church by seeing to the observance of established laws, by fostering undertakings that would be of help to the Church in achieving its goal, and at times by settling controversies that had arisen.
With all this in mind, and after seeking the advice of the Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church and of the bishops, We have decreed that a kind of reform of the Roman Curia is to take place.
The Congregation is to have a body of Consultors who are chosen by the Supreme Pontiff from men throughout the world who are well-known for their learning, prudence and experience.
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 New Catholic Dictionary: Congregation, Papal; Congregation, Roman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A department of the Roman Curia, consisting of a number of cardinals, and permanently established to handle a certain class of administrative business.
Its function is to see that laws are observed, to publish instructions to this end, to apply the law in particular cases, and to grant dispensations within its competency.
As first organized by Sixtus V, 22 January 1588, there were 15 congregations; but the number has varied according to the needs of the times.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd02259.htm   (132 words)

 Links to the Eucharist: Church Documents
by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, 1994.
by the Sacred Congregations of the Sacraments and for the Clergy,1973.
by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, 1998.
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 Roman Curia [Catholic-Hierarchy]
Congregation for Catholic Education (for Seminaries and Institutes of Study)
Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
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Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (14 October 2004),
The pastoral initiatives that the Congregation recommends are on the level of Bishops’ Conferences, the diocese and parish.
The Congregation follows the lead given by the Holy Father and calls on bishops and priests to encourage and foster adoration of the Eucharist outside Mass.
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 Two key appointments to Roman Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Pope John Paul II has appointed a Slovenian prefect of the Congregation for Religious and a Croatian secretary general of the Synod of Bishops.
The appointments follows his acceptance of the resignations of Cardinal Eduardo Martinez Somalo (pictured right), the prefect of the Congregation for Religious, and Cardinal Jan Pieter Schotte (pictured left), the secretary general of the Synod of Bishops.
As the prefect of a Vatican congregation, he would be expected to be named a cardinal at the next consistory.
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 To the Roman Curia: You Were Amply Warned
The warning through you, to the key members of the Church in reference of the rampant sexual abuse by members of the clergy of the Roman Catholic Church, was ignored.
Know that what the scandal which is now rocking the Roman Catholic Church is of your own doing - and this, friend, it is only the beginning.
You may freely reproduce and distribute this document as long as: (1) Appropriate credit is given as to its source; (2) No changes are made in the text without prior written consent; and (3) No charge is made for it.
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