Curia Romana


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Curia Romana:

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[Lat.,=attached to and thus "belonging to" the hinge], in the Roman Catholic Church, a member of the highest body of the church. The sacred college of cardinals of the Holy Roman Church is the electoral college of the papacy. Its members are appointed by the pope.
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Curia Romana

 

the conventional name for all institutions administered by the pope as head of the Catholic Church and the state known as Vatican City. This system originated in the 12th century as an outgrowth of various institutions of the papal court. The Curia Romana includes the congregations (church ministries), as well as the highest church courts and chancelleries, such as the Secretariat of State, which is similar in its functions to the ministries of foreign affairs in bourgeois countries.

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