the judicial and executive organizations of the papal see comprising the government of the Catholic Church.
the court of the papal see.
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How to use Roman Curia in a sentence
His words apply not only to the Roman Curia at the Vatican but to the entire Church throughout the world.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s' | Barbie Latza Nadeau | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The group will not in any way interfere in the normal functions of the Roman Curia.
The commission was tasked with finding out who, if anyone, inside the Roman Curia might have been involved with the breach.
Weigel attributes the difficulties not so much to Ratzinger as to the Roman Curia and administration.
A reconciliation might have taken place had the Roman Curia supported Miltitz.
The further provisions of the decree of the Roman Curia were of secondary importance.Manasseh | Maurus Jokai
Clergy and laity were thus allied against the encroachments of the Roman Curia.A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) | Leopold von Ranke
The prelates of the Roman Curia were "tricky as foxes, proud as bulls, greedy and insatiable as the Minotaur."A Short History of Italy | Henry Dwight Sedgwick
He was in the train of a Cardinal on a visit to the Roman Curia when the plague broke out.The Great Pestilence (A.D. 1348-9) | Francis Aidan Gasquet