Lch s chc vu hong y trong Giao hoi

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Lch s chc vu hong y trong Giao hoi.

Roma [Zenit 29/09/2003] - Lch s cua chc vu hong y bat nguon t nhng the ky au trong giao phan Roma.

Viec thiet lap chc vu hong y co t the ky th 4. Thoat tien, hong y la nhng ngi co van va cong tac vi c giao hoang e phuc vu Giao hoi. Ve sau, cac v hong y c bo nhiem e phuc vu cho cac nha th hieu toa tai Roma va nhng nha th quan trong nht tren the gii.

Hong y oan c thanh lap vao nam 1150 vi hong y nien trng la c giam muc giao phan Ostia va Camerlengo. Khi mot v giao hoang qua i, v hong y nien trng nay co nhiem vu quan tr cong viec cua toa thanh.

Ke t nam 1059, cac c hong y tr thanh nhng ngi duy nht c quyen bau giao hoang. Vao the ky th 12, cac v hong y c chon t nhng v giam muc song ngoai giao phan Roma.

T the ky th 13 den the ky th 15, con so hong y thng khong qua 30 v. c giao hoang Sixto V an nh con so hong y la 70 v: sau v thuoc ang cap giam muc, 50 v thuoc ang cap linh muc va 14 v thuoc ang cap pho te.

Di thi c Gioan 23, con so hong y c gia tang. V giao hoang nay cung quyet nh rang hong y phai ng nhien co chc giam muc.

Nam 1970, c Phaolo VI an nh rang tuoi cua cac v hong y c vao mat ngh bau giao hoang phai di 80. Ngai cung quyet nh rang con so hong y toi a c vao mat ngh khong c qua 120 v.

 

(Chu Van)

 


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