Holy Office


Definition of HOLY OFFICE

—used formerly as the name of the Roman Catholic congregation of the curia charged with protecting faith and morals that is now called the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

First Known Use of HOLY OFFICE

circa 1741


Next Word in the Dictionary: holy of holiesPrevious Word in the Dictionary: Holy MysteriesAll Words Near: Holy Office
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears