[ roh-mey-nuh, -mah- ]
/ roʊˈmeɪ nə, -ˈmɑ- /
noun Roman Catholic Church.
the body of congregations, offices, permanent commissions, etc., that assist the pope in the government and administration of the church.
Origin of Curia Romana
< Medieval Latin, Latin: literally, (the) Roman curia
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