Palacio de la Inquisicion and Plaza de Bolivar

The Palacio de la Inquisición represents a dark time in colonial history: the Spanish Inquisition, designed to preserve Catholic orthodoxy in Spain and all of its kingdoms. The Punishment Tribunal of the Holy Office condemned heretics from 1610 until Colombian Independence in 1821. Alleged crimes included magic, witchcraft, and blasphemy.  Suspects were tortured using a […]

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