Inquisition: inquisition, a judicial procedure and later an institution that was established by the papacy and, sometimes, by secular governments to combat heresy derived from the latin verb inquiro (“inquire into”), the name was applied to commissions in the 13th century and subsequently to similar structures. The inquisition the inquisition was a permanent institution in the catholic church charged with the eradication of heresies unlike many other religions (eg, buddhism, judaism), the catholic church has a hierarchical structure with a central bureaucracy. It includes the episcopal inquisition (1184-1230) and the papal inquisition (1230), which arose in response to large popular movements in europe that were considered to be heretical by the roman catholic church. Therefore, the monstrosity of the inquisition stands before mankind as the ultimate evidence of the inherent satanism of the roman catholic church for those who have the courage to examine this ultimate rotten fruit, they will see the truth of the catholic church. The catholic church is often the victim of the same kinds of urban legends that surround the titanic or aspartame whether it is the crusades, the spanish inquisition, chained church bibles, or galileo, people are being led to believe falsehood and making bad decisions based on those falsehoods.
Whereas the post-inquisition church that the lady gaganelli loves have produced pedarest after pedarest john paul ii condemned the hounds, for the sake of the foxes and gags is a cat person, recommending placing pussycats for the job catholic church membership is slowly declining in western europe and north america – along with all. The e-book the spanish inquisition: the history and legacy of the catholic church’s notorious persecution of heretics starts out by describing the history of inquisitions the first inquisition was started in 1184 by pope lucius iii. Non-catholic christians and the secular world have used the inquisitions, the crusades, and the galileo incident as “clubs” to bash the church for almost 500 years i did so myself, in my protestant days.
The inquisition was an ecclesiastical court and process of the roman catholic church setup for the purpose towards the discovery and punishment of heresy which wielded immense power and brutality in medieval and early modern times. The rack, the iron maiden, the bonfires on which the catholic church dumped its enemies by the millions: these are all familiar icons of the spanish inquisition set firmly into our culture this image of the spanish inquisition is a useful one for those who have little love for the catholic church. Torture machines of the roman catholic inquisition - duration: 17:41 adventmessage 103,968 5 differences between the roman catholic church and the eastern orthodox church - duration:.
For centuries people were burned at the stake, stretched to death or otherwise tortured for failing to be roman catholic but, if research released by the vatican is right, the inquisition was not. The catholic church was the nkvd and kgb of the middle ages for more detailed information, read the gulag archipelago by aleksandr solzhenitsyn the inquisition and communism, both jewish programs are both nearly identical systems of mass murder, torture, and enslaving the masses. Church teachings contended that earth, not the sun, was at the center of the universe in 1633, galileo was brought before the roman inquisition, a judicial system established by the papacy in. The catholic church established the roman inquisition and the index of forbidden books to fight protestantism and impose religious uniformity true catholicism was unable to stop the spread of protestantism because the protestants were firmly united under the principles of john calvin.
Catholic inquisition and the torture tools by former priest richard bennett not compare to the severity to the torture and murder that took place under papal authority during the 605 years of. The catholic spanish government also directly paid the expenses, and received the net income of the inquisition itself from the accused according to civil law, people convicted of religious treason were sentenced to death and their goods confiscated while the catholic church feasted on their estate. During most of the 16th and 17th centuries, fear of heretics spreading teachings and opinions that contradicted the bible dominated the catholic church.
Enemies of the roman catholic church and the enforcing arm of the catholic church introduction the word inquisition is normally associated with something terrible which happened in spain in the late middle ages (c1500) under the authority of king ferdinand and queen isabella. Inquisition was one means by which both secular and catholic courts addressed heresy by the end of christianity's first millennium, most of western europe had been converted to christianity by this time, there was little separation of church and state. Witchcraft and the inquisition of the catholic church witchcraft the word in itself evokes a certain kind of eeriness in past centuries, people who were accused of being witches were thought of to be the worst kinds of people there are.