Myths About The Inquisition: Catholic Historian Debunks Its Common Misconceptions

The Catholic Talk Show

What myths might you believe about the Inquisition?

In this week’s episode of The Catholic Talk Show, Ryan Scheel, Fr. Rich Pagano, and Ryan DellaCrosse discuss the common myths associated with the Inquisition. They address these myths with guest Steve Weidenkopf, a Catholic historian and professor.

Some of the topics covered include the following:

• What was the Inquisition?
• How many actually people died in The Inquisition?
• What happened during an interrogation?
• Did the Church allow torture?
• Does the Inquisition still exist?

Watch this week’s episode below:

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What did you think about this week’s episode of The Catholic Talk Show?

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