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What is the difference between the Roman Inquisition and the Spanish Inquisition?

Catholic Answer  The Roman Inquisition was first employed in 1022,  and later institutionalized as the Inquisition in 1231.  Inquisition simply meant an inquiry that follo (MORE)

What was the Spanish inquisition?

The Spanish Inquisition was a religious tribunal or court established in Spain from 1480 to 1820 AD, but most active from 1492 on. It was responsible for the jailing, trial, t (MORE)

What was the goal of the Inquisition?

The Inquisition was a formal court set up by the Church to try people accused of not following the teachings of the Church. It had the power to torture the accused, who had n (MORE)

Why did the Medieval Inquisition happen?

  Originally, the the Inquisition was established in order to suppress heresy. (The Catholic Church in the the Middle Ages and later was generally not very tolerant of div (MORE)

What is an inquisitive statement?

  The sentence, "I was wondering if you might be free tonight." is an example of an inquisitive statement. It is where a question is implied, but not actually asked. The q (MORE)
In Grammar

What part of speech is the word inquisitive?

The word inquisitive is an adjective. It means to be curious or nosy. He is an inquisitive baby. Cats are inquisitive. The detective was very inquisitive. The inquisitive (MORE)

Where did the inquisition take place?

The Inquisition began in 12th-century France to combat the spread  of religious sectarianism and to combat to heresy. The Inquisition  was a group of institutions within the (MORE)

What is inquisitive nature?

Someone who is said to have an "inquisitive nature" is very curious  about the things around him, his environment, the people he knows,  the things he sees, etc. He asks a l (MORE)

What were the punishments of the Inquisition?

One Punishment of the Inquisition is burning people alive. This is called an Auto-de-fé. Another punishment of the Inquisition is a procession. Heretics take a 'walk of shame (MORE)

How do you spell inquisitive?

  inquisitive    -adjective   1. given to inquiry, research, or asking questions; eager for knowledge; intellectually curious: an inquisitive mind. 2. unduly or (MORE)