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Pope Gregory XIII Authorizes Inquisition to Handle all Cases Involving Jews

Pope Gregory XIII

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Pope Gregory XIII issues the papal bull Antiqua judaeorum improbitas, authorizing the Inquisition to handle all cases involving Jews — especially accusations against Jews of blasphemy against Jesus or Mary, incitement to heresy, helping heretics, employing Christian wet nurses, possessing forbidden books, doing magic, ridiculing Christian beliefs, divination, and summoning demons.

 

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