Theologian, b. of Spanish parents at Naples, 28 December, 1584; d. at Ingolstadt 6 March, 1653. He entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in 1600, and was professor of theology for twenty-five years at Toledo, Muricia, and Vienna. In moral questions, Dicastillo followed the principles of the probabilists. His principal works are: "De justiti et jure ceterisque virtutibus cardinalibus libriduo" (Antwerp, 1641); "De Sacramentis in genere disputationes scholastic et morales" (Antwerp, 1646-52); "Tractatus duo de juramento, perjurio, et adjuratione, necnon de censuris et p nis ecclesiasticis" (Antwerp, 1662); "Tractatus de incarnatione" (Antwerp, 1642).
Hurter, Nomenclator; Sommervogel, Biblioth que de la c. de J., III, col. 49; Langhorst in Kirchenlex., s.v.
APA citation. Juan de Dicastillo. (1908). In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04777c.htm
MLA citation. "Juan de Dicastillo." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 4. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1908. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04777c.htm>.
Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. Remy Lafort, Censor. Imprimatur. +John M. Farley, Archbishop of New York.
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