Holy Office

noun

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

1658, in the meaning defined above

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“Holy Office.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Holy%20Office. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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