Sacred College

NOUN
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) the body of all cardinals of the church; elects and advises the pope
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How To Use Sacred College In A Sentence

  • The pope and the sacred college had never been dazzled by his specious professions; they were justly offended by the insolence of his conduct; a cardinal legate was sent to Italy, and after some fruitless treaty, and two personal interviews, he fulminated a bull of excommunication, in which the tribune is degraded from his office, and branded with the guilt of rebellion, sacrilege, and heresy. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • On 24 Merch, 1884, he was transferred to the episcopal See of Porto and Santa Rufina to which was annexed the dignity of subdean of the Sacred College. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
  • The residents of Avignon had been invaded by hostile violence: at the head of thirty thousand robbers, a hero had extorted ransom and absolution from the vicar of Christ and the sacred college; and the maxim of the French warriors, to spare the people and plunder the church, was a new heresy of the most dangerous import. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Moreover the office led to the cardinalate; the only "rise" that could be given to the assessor was his promotion to the Sacred College. The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris
  • -- The four chief sacred colleges, or societies, were the Keepers of the Sibylline Books, the College of Augurs, the College of General History for Colleges and High Schools
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