Sentence Examples


  • Leo was disturbed throughout his pontificate by heresy and schism.
  • This theory has advanced from the position of a disparaged heresy to acceptance by leading thinkers.
  • Innocent, like his predecessor, hated heresy, and in the bull Summis desiderantes (5th of December 1484) he instigated very severe measures against magicians and witches in Germany; he prohibited (1486) on pain of excommunication the reading of the propositions of Pico della Mirandola; he appointed (1487) T.
  • The acts of councils of this age are full of the trials of bishops not only for heresy but for immorality and common law crimes.
  • An investigation was begun in March 1559, and as the result of a conviction for heresy the exhumed body of Jorisz was burned, together with his portrait, on the 13th of May 1559.
 

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