Jul. 1, 1635

“Papal Order” issued by Pope Urban VIII [Papal States; Present-day Vatican City, Italy, France]: “[…] the conversion of the head of the family includes the conversion of his family. Therefore, the wife, children, and relatives are to accompany the head of the family to catechumen and to go through the 40 days of probation/trial period also. […]” [Researcher’s note: This effectively required the wives and children of Jews who wished to convert to Christianity to become Christians as well.]
Vogelstein, Hermann and Paul Rieger: Geschichte Der Juden in Rom. Zweiter Band; 1420-1870 (History of the Jews in Rome. Volume II. 1420-1870); (Berlin; 1895); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/30/12018