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- n. papist
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- n. A papist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A papist; a Roman Catholic Baxter.
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Several sermons about St Peter give a moderately papalist explanation of the text “You are Peter, and on this rock I shall build my Church”.
From the outset, he pushed a papalist agenda, with which the other leaders of the Church gradually fell into line.
The probable explanation is that the recent victory over the empire misled the papalist writers and perhaps the popes themselves.
He was enabled to put at the head of a national movement in Italy, to govern Rome, where his predecessors had been weakest, to compel the King of France to respect the rights of marriage and the King of England those of the Church, to help in the success of two papalist candidates to the empire, and to see a crusade sail for the East.
So good a papalist as the young King, however, would hardly allow theoretical doubts of the general powers of the Pope to outweigh the practical advantages of a marriage in his own particular case; and it is safe to assume that his confidence in its validity would have remained unshaken, but for extraneous circumstances of a definite and urgent nature.
Hohenstaufen and the papalist parties, had hesitated for nearly a year as to the choice of his successor.
At last, in 1285, Philip III. lent himself to his uncle's purpose so far as to lead a papalist crusade over the
Naples was wanted to withstand Manfred, and also a papalist successor to the pope's phantom King of the Romans, William of Holland, who died in 1256.
Charta, the support of Rome was of no avail to prevent his indignant subjects combining to drive him from the throne, and did not even hinder Louis of France, the son of the papalist Philip II, from accepting their invitation to become English king in his stead.
a bias which might have been expected in a former abbot of Westminster, while his willingness to follow in the footsteps of Kilwardby, and exchange his archbishopric for the dignity of a cardinal and residence at Avignon showed that he was a papalist as well as an English patriot.