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Immensa Aeterni Dei

 

Immensa Aeterni Dei

Immensa Aeterni Dei is an Roman Curia, establishing permanent congregations of cardinals to advise the pope on various subjects. The primary role of the document was to provide instruction in condemning or correcting literature which were against Catholic doctrine.[1] The document also had the authority to give permission for selected individuals to read books which were forbidden. It has since been superseded, most recently by Pope John Paul II's constitution Pastor Bonus.

The formation of congregations

The immense Immensa Aeterni Dei called for the formation of 15 permanent congregations:

References

  1. ^ Levillain, Philippe (2002). The Papacy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge. p. 772.  

External links

  • Catholic Forum
  • Profile of Pope Sixtus V
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