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Spanish Inquisition
used in The Glass Castle

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Spanish investigation and punishment of those who were not good Catholics — noted for its cruelty in the 16th century
  • He'd challenge the priest about the scientific impossibility of the miracles, and when the priest continued to ignore him, he'd get mad and yell out something about Pope Alexander VI's bastard children, or Pope Leo X's hedonism, or Pope Nicholas III's simony, or the murders committed in the name of the Church during the Spanish Inquisition.
    p. 105.7

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