Example sentences for: papacy

How can you use “papacy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Le Monde of Paris marked Friday's 20 th anniversary of John Paul II's election to the papacy by commissioning an opinion poll that shows 53 percent of French people think he should resign.

  • The real point is that his papacy dramatically diverges from that of the past 1,650 years, and his theology is anathema to a great deal of theology that has been considered Catholic for 1,650 years.

  • Before ascending to the papacy in 1939, Eugenio Pacelli neutered German Catholic opposition to Nazism, campaigned to remove black troops from the Rhineland, and contemptuously declined to help persecuted Jews.

  • The Crusades were launched to prepare for the Revelation; the Reformation was inspired by Martin Luther's identification of the papacy with the Antichrist; and Christian fundamentalists support Zionism because they believe that Christ will return to earth only when the Jews return to Israel.

  • His religious conversion won him the support of the papacy, and Mieszko effectively founded the Polish state the following year.

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