May 29, 1554

Papal bull “Cum Sicut Nuper” issued by Pope Julius III [Present-day Italy]: “’That the Talmud, mentioning Jesus Christ ignominiously be damned and burned’ Julius III, Cum sicut nuper (1554)… [under pain of punishment] they [Talmud] must be destroyed and removed from the Jews, under pain of punishment or pecuniary, if their obstinacy or quality of the offense requires, bodily.” [Editor’s note: Original webpage is in French, Google translate was used on 6/26/2012 to change text to English.]
“Les Papes et le Talmud.” No author. April 1, 2011. Accessed online article 8/30/2011