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Title Respuesta fiscal [manuscript] / que en vista del IV concilio provincial de Mexico dio en su aprovacion Dn. Pedro de Piña y Mazo fiscal del Peru en agosto de 1774 [1 of 2]
Author Piña y Mazo, Pedro de
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: [1 of 2] Copy, dated August 1774 in Madrid, of an analysis by Piña y Mazo, fiscal of the Council of the Indies, of the proceedings of the fourth provincial council of Mexico of 1771 which were recorded by judicial assistant Antonio Joaquín de Rivadeneira. Piña y Mazo presents the controversies, disputes, and other diocesan matters under discussion by the council, and comments on such problems as asylum and local immunity; the clash between secular and ecclesiastical jurisdiction; indulgences exempting the Indians from observing certain religious practices; prevention of drunkenness among the Indians; the position of the Church on marriages to which parents have not consented; reformation of the religious orders of New Spain; and reports on convents and missions of Mexico, Durango, Sinaloa, Sonora, California, and Nayarit.
Names Rivadeneira y Barrientos, Antonio Joaquin de (b.1710)
Places Madrid, Spain; Mexico City, Mexico
Keywords council, missionary, Christianity, religion, church, secularity, cultural assimilation, alcohol, marriage, New Spain, Mexico, Mexican, Spain
Theme Missionaries and Education; American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Mesoamerica
Language Spanish
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 1200
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue