Sentence Examples


  • The pope was above all a religious man, of a gentle and contemplative character; the cardinal was pre-eminently a man of affairs.
  • In the same year the Lutheran reformation took hold of him, and he began to issue appeals in prose and verse against the Mass and against the pope as antichrist.
  • For this display of independence he was imprisoned at Reims, and not released till some three years later, when Napoleon had extorted terms from the captive pope at Fontainebleau.
  • The pope abolished the order, however, as it seemed to be in bad repute and had outlived its usefulness.
  • While the council was engaged in planning a crusade and in considering the reform of the clergy, a new crisis occurred between the pope and the king of France.
 

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