Example sentences for: papacy

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

  • 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.

  • The style of John Paul II's papacy has occasioned as much comment as its substance.

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

  • But in turn the pope had to kneel in allegiance, and this exchange of spiritual blessing for military protection laid the seeds of future conflict between the papacy and secular rulers, compounded in 962 when Otto I was crowned Emperor of the newly formed Holy Roman Empire.

  • 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.


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