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  CURIA - LoveToKnow Article on CURIA
The thirty curiae must always have comprised the whole Roman people; for citizenship depended on membership of a gens (gentilitas) and every member of a gens was ipso facto attached to a curia.
The curia was also adopted as a state division in a large number of municipal towns; and the term was often applied to the senate in municipal towns (see DEcURI0), probably from the name of the old senate house at Rome.
Sometimes curia means jurisdiction, or the territory over which jurisdiction is exercised; whence possibly its use, instead of cortis, for an enclosed space, the court-yard of a house, or for the house itself (cf.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CU/CURIA.htm   (737 words)

  
 Roman Curia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Roman Curia (sometimes, if inaccurately, called the Vatican) is the administrative apparatus of the Holy See, coordinating and providing the necessary organisation for the correct functioning of the Catholic Church and the achievement of its goals.
Curia in medieval and later Latin usage means "court" in the sense of "royal court" rather than "court of law" (though those two meanings are related in history).
The Roman Curia, then, is the Papal Court, and assists the Pope in carrying out his functions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roman_Curia   (642 words)

  
 Article: Curia Iulia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Curia Iulia: the curia begun by Julius Caesar in 44 B.C. to replace the Curia Hostilia as rebuilt by Faustus Sulla (Cass.
On the coins the gable of the roof of the curia is shown surmounted by large acroteria; a Victoria is mounted on a globe at the peak, and warrior figures are at the corners.
In 1935-1938 the church was deconsecrated, and the curia was restored to its ancient form.
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 Curia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Curia in early Roman times was a subdivision of the people, i.e.
The curia per antonomasia was the Curia Hostilia in Rome, which was the building where the Senate usually met.
The Senate, initially just a meeting of the city elders from all tribes (its name comes from "senex", which means "old man"), saw its powers grow together with the conquest that brought a town of humble origins to rule a large Republic (and then decrease steadily with the advent of the Empire).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Curia   (199 words)

  
 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 doctrinal decisions and decrees of the Curia, and in particular of the Holy Office, must be received and accepted with full and genuine religious assent by every loyal Catholic, despite the fact that such decisions are not guaranteed by the Church's charism of doctrinal infallibility.
The Curia, on the other hand, is the body of men who are selected by the Holy Father to aid him in the carrying out of his responsibility to care for, that is to teach and to direct, the entire Mystical Body of Christ on earth.
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 Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Curia Hostilia was destroyed by a group of Romans protesting the murder of their hero Clodius.
The Curia Julia was dedicated by Augustus in 29 B.C. The present pavement and architectural decoration date from the time of Diocletian, who is credited with the restoration in 283 A.D. after the Curia was damaged by fire.
The Curia was restored to its original form as closely as possible in the 1930's.
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 curia --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
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.
By the 13th century the steward of the manor, a lawyer, usually presided; originally, the suitors of the court (i.e., the doomsmen), who were bound to attend, acted as judges, but the growing use of juries rendered their function obsolete.
The Curia had its origins in the local body of presbyters (priests), deacons (lower order of clergy), and notaries (lower clerics with secretarial duties) upon which, like other bishops in...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9028249   (804 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Roman Curia
This article deals in particular with the tribunals and the offices of Curia (Ufficii di Curia), in addition to which something will be said of the commissions of cardinals and the pontifical family.
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.
Certain commissions of cardinals which still exist are the Commissions for Biblical Studies, for Historical Studies, for the Administration of the Funds of the Holy See or of the Peterspence, for the Conservation of the Faith in Rome, and for the Codification of the Canon Law.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13147a.htm   (6355 words)

  
 Roman Senate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The three surviving columns of the temple of Castor and Pollux are in the right lower corner of the photograph.
The Curia that we see above was constructed by Diocletian in the late third century AD on the foundation of the building begun by Julius Caesar (Curia Julia) and completed by Augustus.
For example, Julius Caesar's assassination did not take place in the Curia Julia, but in the Curia of Pompey, which was a part of his theater complex in the Campus Martius.
depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu /classics/dunkle/romnlife/senate.htm   (321 words)

  
 Curia Julia
Curia Julia: the building of the Roman Senate, where the emperors and the senators met to discuss important affairs.
The Popular Assembly by contrast was silenced in the imperial period, and that can be seen in the design of this area of the Forum: Julius Caesar rebuilt the Curia in part on the Comitium, which became appreciably smaller and less significant.
In front of the Curia there was a small stoa, the Chalcidicum, which housed a statue of the goddess Minerva.
www.livius.org /ct-cz/curia/julia.html   (1489 words)

  
 Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Welcome to the Curia, a forum for debate and information on the continuing development of our Republic, its role in the world and how it affects our lives.
The original Curia was the ancient Roman Senate house.
Curia will become not only a forum for debate, but a center of resistence to the dangers that the recent changes in our government imply.
www.geocities.com /curiaboard/curiahome.html   (259 words)

  
 TERMS
Curia - originally the name of a ruling body and the place of its assembly (such as the Roman Senate in ancient times), it applies today to the offices and tribunals which assist the Pope, or any diocesan bishop, in the fulfillment of his ministry.
The Church provides canonical sanctions for the violation of the internal Forum (automatic excommunication in the case of a priest revealing the contents of a confession identifiable with a particular penitent.) External Forum concerns matters of Church governance and of public record, marriage and its validity, for example.
Canon 360 of the 1983 Code of Canon Law states: The Supreme Pontiff conducts the business of the universal Church by means of the Roman Curia, which fulfills its duty in his name and by his authority.
www.ewtn.com /HolySee/terms.htm   (478 words)

  
 ROMAN CURIA
There are a number of departments of the Roman Curia, each with their own responsibilities and competencies.
The most important parts of the Curia are the Secretariat of State and the various Congregations.
This Commission is charged with assisting the various Dicasteries of the Roman Curia by studying the life of the Church and its development in Latin America.
www.thesacredheart.com /curia.htm   (1714 words)

  
 Curia
The General Curia was appointed by Valentini on 28 November 1838.
The term of the General Curia was extended until the General Chapter could be called.
On 10 November l937 he decreed: "I hereby announcee that from today, 10 November 1937, those in office are hereby removed from office, but they are directed to exercise their office as my delegate until they are either reconfirmed or replaced.
www.mission-preciousblood.org /curiae.htm   (1770 words)

  
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History: In the Curia the Senate of Rome met to pass laws and judgements.
The Curia was destroyed again in the great fire during Nero's reign.
Although the outside is not remarkable, traces of the Curia's former glory remain on the inside.
www.iei.net /~tryan/h-colfor.htm   (1176 words)

  
 Vatican Officials, The Roman Curia, Institutes, Universities, Colleges
The Hierarchy, as the supreme governing body of the Catholic Church, consists of the Roman Pontiff, the successor of Peter, and the Bishops joined together with him and never without him (canons 330,331,336) in one apostolic college to provide for the common good of the Church.
The bishops, of whom some bear the titles of Patriarch and Archbishop, are united with the Roman Pontiff in the governance of the whole Church; the bishops, when assigned to particular Sees, are individually responsible for the teaching, sanctification and governance of their particular Church.
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.
www.trosch.org /com/vatican.htm   (4761 words)

  
 ACULPAC: CURIA - The Credit Union Regulatory Improvements Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In May, Reps. Ed Royce of California and Paul Kanjorski of Pennsylvania, along with 16 additional co-sponsors, introduced HR 2317, the Credit Union Regulatory Improvements Act (CURIA) in Congress.
Now, it is time to kick our state's grassroots machine into high gear and persuade our members of the U.S. House to sign on as co-sponsors of CURIA.
The bankers -- both in Arizona and nationally -- have already announced their opposition to the CURIA legislation and are pledging to mount a massive grassroots effort to kill the bill.
www.aculpac.org /curia   (332 words)

  
 Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Megan's world: The name is "Curia", and the various continents and countries are subdivisions thereof.
*Curia is a political subdivision of an ancient Roman tribe.
E-mail she who would be Grand Mistress Megan kitty1cat@aol.com with ideas, questions, impossible imaginings or whatever.
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 The Roman Curia | Catholic-Pages.com
Apart from the formal structures of the Roman Curia, the Pope may convoke an extraordinary consistory of the College of Cardinals to consider special difficulties or questions.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is the next most important dicastery of the Roman Curia.
This is open to the General public (but you must obtain tickets, they are free, but have to be requested in advance).
www.catholic-pages.com /vatican/curia.asp?ref=   (2004 words)

  
 The Curia
The Curia is an association of cybergods,demigods, current and former scribes of the eight AW worlds.
The purpose of The Curia is a debating society modeled on the Roman Senate.
Its mission is to guide the future development of AncientWorlds, plan for its growth, and come up with historically fun projects and plans which entertain and educate citizens enthralled by ancient history.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Group/190095   (155 words)

  
 Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Curia was the house of the senate.
The earlier building had been destroyed and rebuilt.
Its current form is a later reconstruction of Diocletian's building.
www.cavazzi.com /roman-empire/tours/rome/curia.html   (36 words)

  
 Grande Hotel da Curia - Anadia - Grande Hotel da Curia Reviews - TripAdvisor
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 Agence France Presse Spanish: Jubilan dos cardenales claves de la Curia romana@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agence France Presse Spanish: Jubilan dos cardenales claves de la Curia romana@ HighBeam Research
Jubilan dos cardenales claves de la Curia romana
Dos cardenales claves de la Curia romana, el alemán Joseph Ratzinger, conocido como el "gran inquisidor", y el español Eduardo Marínez Sómalo, encargado de las instituciones religiosas, jubilarán este mes, lo que cambiará la estructura jerárquica de la Santa Sede.
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 The_Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hence that is what we as the Curia reenact.
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 Curia hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Portugal, by All-Hotels(tm)
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 Curia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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This website has been assisted by grants from the Classical Association of the Empire State
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