Example sentences for: papal

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

  • Named after the hill on which it stands and which in the Middle Ages was surrounded by a malarial swamp, the Vatican has been a papal residence for over 600 years, but a sovereign state independent of Italy only since the Lateran Treaty signed by Mussolini in 1929.

  • In extensive coverage of the anniversary, Italian newspapers made much of the first ever papal participation in a TV chat show.

  • In a 1995 encyclical, John Paul II broached the possibility that, in the interests of Christian unity, he or his successors might "find a way of exercising the [papal] primacy which, while in no way renouncing what is essential to its mission, is nonetheless open to a new situation."

  • I know that many people commonly use the term papal bull to describe almost any document coming from the Holy See, but you are Slate , and thus seek the highest standards.

  • The article blames the church's nonapology on the doctrine of papal infallibility, which shackles the church to its sordid past.


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