Definition of Papism

1. Noun. The beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church based in Rome.

Exact synonyms: Roman Catholicism, Romanism
Generic synonyms: Catholicism, Catholicity



2. Noun. Offensive terms for the practices and rituals of the Roman Catholic Church.
Exact synonyms: Popery
Generic synonyms: Pattern, Practice
Derivative terms: Papist

Definition of Papism

1. n. Popery; -- an offensive term.

Definition of Papism

1. Noun. (often derogatory) the Roman Catholic faith ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Papism

1. popery [n -S] - See also: popery

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Literary usage of Papism

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1. History of the Catholic Church: For Use in Seminaries and Colleges by Heinrich Brück, Joseph Hergenröther (1884)
"... tures, the Apostolic See was compelled to engage in a far more critical contest with the Caesarian papism of the Hohenstaufens. ..."

2. The Constructive Quarterly by Silas McBee (1915)
"... -papism in the tendencies of some Emperors, but those who think that it was a ... -papism of certain Byzantine Emperors attacked the independence of the ..."

3. Europe and Asia: Discussions of the Eastern Question in Travels Through by John S. Stuart-Glennie (1879)
"And to withstand papism means practically Disestablishment and ... must, if it would effectually oppose papism, not only pay for, but compel, ..."

4. Life and Correspondence of Theodore Parker: Minister of the Twenty-eighth by John Weiss (1864)
"... Congress would be bound to interfere aud establish a republican form of Government. Slavery is as much anti-republican as papism. Therefore, ,fcc. ..."

5. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1874)
"A German thinker of the first order, and faithful Catholic withal, once uttered the characteristic words: Catholicism is the strength of papism; ..."

6. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1874)
"A German thinker of the first order, and faithful Catholic withal, once uttered the characteristic words: Catholicism is the strength of papism; ..."

7. The Methodist Review (1834)
"... nothing was seen in the succeeding reigns but retractions and sudden and violent transitions from Protestantism to papism and from ..."

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