Sentence Examples

  • The eighteen cardinals who met to elect a successor to Clement IV.
  • The report of this commission was then handed over to a committee of cardinals, who pronounced unanimously for the nullity of the orders in question.
  • The Biblical Commission, soon enlarged so as to swamp the original critical members, and which had become the simple mouthpiece of its presiding cardinals, issued two decrees.
  • He made his brother, Antonio, a distinguished soldier, and two nephews, cardinals, and gave to a third nephew, Taddeo, the principality of Palestrina.
  • In the 9th century appeared the pontifical gloves; in the loth, the mitre; in the 11th, the use of liturgical shoes and stockings was reserved for cardinals and bishops.

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