Definition of Holy Office in English:

Holy Office

Syllabification: Ho·ly Of·fice
  • The ecclesiastical court of the Roman Catholic Church established as the final court of appeal in trials of heresy. Formed in 1542 as part of the Inquisition, it was renamed the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in 1965.

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