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  • n. Plural form of papacy.


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  • Kris Sanders of Pittsburgh says that after the papacies of John Paul II and Benedict XVI, the Roman Catholic Church is not going back to the days of the late 1960s and early '70s dominated by the falsehood that Vatican II was a repudiation of the 2,000-year history of the church.

    Corrections and clarifications archive

  • There are many differences between the two papacies and the successes of JPII are as numerous as the failures of Celestine V.

    Jon M. Sweeney: Would Pope Benedict XVI Ever Quit?

  • NEW ORLEANS -- Five years into the papacy of Benedict XVI, papal biographer George Weigel is struck by the continuity of mission between Benedict and his predecessor, John Paul II, both of whom have pursued activist papacies engaging an often-skeptical general culture.

    Papal Biographer Draws Parallels Between Benedict And John Paul II

  • This book shows that the development of the papacy is unpredictable because the factors shaping papacies have as much to do with social, cultural and political circumstances as with the popes themselves.

    Thomas Worcester: From Prince To Pastor: How The Papacy Has Changed

  • The opposition has the flavour of de facto schism but postconciliar papacies are adept at papering over the cracks.

    URGENT The "Reform of the Reform" is in motion

  • The post-conciliar papacies all share the similar abysmal record for liberal policies where this abomination is concerned.

    The "homosexualization" of the clergy in Latin America

  • He was a great apostle in the pro-life cause and an enthusiastic supporter of the papacies of Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The other cookbook, Buon Appetito, Your Holiness by Mariangela Rinaldi and Mariangela Vicini, 1998, New York: Arcade Publishing, which treats foods from various papacies I only hesitate a glowing recommendation of this book because it includes the so-called Pope Joan. shares some deeper insight into why this would be a favorite food:

    Papal Polenta

  • Armadas, triple-crowned papacies, Russian despotisms, this is the way of them, and will be to the end of the world.

    Westward Ho!

  • A papacy that will unfold before the eyes of the world began, as all papacies do, in secret.

    The Vision of Benedict XVI


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