Juan de Dicastillo
Theologian, b. of Spanish parents at Naples, December 28, 1584; d. at Ingolstadt March 6, 1653
Dicastillo, JUAN DE, theologian, b. of Spanish parents at Naples, December 28, 1584; d. at Ingolstadt March 6, 1653. He entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in 1600, and was professor of theology for twenty-five years at Toledo, Murcia, and Vienna. In moral questions, Dicastillo followed the principles of the probabilists. His principal works are: “De justitia et jure ceterisque virtutibus cardinalibus libri duo” (Antwerp, 1641); “De Sacramentis in genere disputationes scholastic ae et morales” (Antwerp, 1646-52); “Tractatus duo de juramento, perjurio, et adjuratione, necnon de censuris et paenis ecclesiasticis” (Antwerp, 1662); “Tractatus de incarnatione” (Antwerp, 1642).