Sentence Examples

  • On some of these buildings are still seen the arms of the popes and of some of the royal and noble houses of Europe.
  • On various occasions the popes found asylum within its walls, and it was the meeting-place of the conclaves which elected Honorius II.
  • These German popes were short-lived and inefficient.
  • That cession, renewed after the death of Gregory to his successors, conferred upon the popes indefinite rights, of which they afterwards availed themselves in the consolidation of their temporal power.
  • The greatest of the popes thus breathed his last; but the new spirit he had communicated to the papacy was not destined to expire with him.