use popes in a sentence.
Or maybe just Anti-Popes
Sanders spent a great deal of time in Ireland, which continued to be Catholic in spite of Elizabeth I. Sanders wrote De visibili Monarchia Ecclesiae in which he states that the reigns of the popes are the best “measure of time.” pp.
He seems to have a great comfort level with these popes, which is, of course, very reassuring to American Catholics.
Latin.tom. v.p. 702) on the episcopal mitre of the popes, is ascribed to the gift of Constantine, or Clovis.
Profiting by this information, and ever solicitous of the welfare of the Church of Christ, the popes were the first to seize the opportunity for a propaganda in the Far, as well as in the near East.
In the preface Platina not only avoids any antagonism towards the Church but even refers with approbation to the punishing of heretics and schismatics by the popes, which is the best proof that Sixtus IV, by his marks of favour, had won Platina for the interests of the Church.