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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inquisition

The Inquisition was a group of institutions within the government system of the Catholic Church whose aim was to combat heresy. It started in 12th-century ...

www.catholic.com/tract/the-inquisition

Sooner or later, any discussion of apologetics with Fundamentalists will address the Inquisition. To non-Catholics it is a scandal; to Catholics, an embarrassment ...

www.gotquestions.org/inquisitions.html

Answer: The Inquisitions were judicial institutions or tribunals that were established by the Roman Catholic Church in order to seek out, try, and sentence people ...

www.newadvent.org/cathen/08026a.htm

An inquisition is a special Church institution for suppressing heresy. To understand inquisitions, you must first understand two important facts.

www.britannica.com/topic/inquisition

inquisition: A judicial procedure and later an institution that was established by the papacy and, sometimes, by secular governments to combat heresy. Derived ...

galileo.rice.edu/lib/student_work/trial96/loftis/overview.html

Another reason for Pope Gregory IX's creation of the Inquisition was to bring order and legality to the process of dealing with heresy, since there had been ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/cullen-murphy/10-questions-about-the-inquisition_b_1224406.html

Jan 23, 2012 ... 1. I know what the word “Inquisition” means, even use the word myself sometimes , but my history is shaky. What does it refer to? It was a means ...

www.bibliotecapleyades.net/vatican/esp_vatican29.htm

The Inquisition was an ecclesiastical court and process of the Roman Catholic Church setup for the purpose towards the discovery and punishment of heresy ...

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Feb 23, 2016 ... The Inquisition was a Roman Catholic institution born in the Middle Ages and carried on through much of the modern era, whereby ordained ...