Noun(1) an offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy
Adjective(1) of or relating to or supporting Romanism
(1) These catholic or papist communities survived and developed by resistance to legal proscription by penal laws, eventually lifted in the late 18th and early 19th cents.(2) He acknowledged that some would accuse him of being a papist who wanted to introduce Roman Catholicism into the diocese because of his support of Sellon and her orphanage.(3) This movie was made by a devoted Roman Catholic with the advice of papist theologians, and is endorsed by Pope John Paul II.(4) She is the only child in a family that has been papist since the days of Saint Patrick.(5) Past historians evaluated him either as a secret papist who corrupted the church or as the martyr of true Anglicanism.(6) But, in spite of the labours of the past 50 years by Evangelicals, Mexico is still a country ├ö├ç├┐more papist than the pope├ö├ç├û.(7) The play deals, in effect, with prejudicial notions about papist belief, and Calvinist critiques of that belief system, mediated and popularised into commonly held views that would find natural assent from a contemporary audience.(8) Many Protestants died of the fevers because of their objection to taking a drug associated with papism - Oliver Cromwell is thought to have been amongst them.(9) Latimer favoured the annulment of Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine and despite his overt opposition to papistical falsehoods he gained the King's favour while in London and was made a royal chaplain.(10) In this Reformation moment, the poetic figuration of Catholic ideas and practices in Petrarchan discourse was often read as a conservative or reactionary reiteration of Catholicism and/or idolatrous ├ö├ç├┐ papistry .├ö├ç├û(11) Christ is constantly being "corrected" in Papism and has largely been replaced by the Bible amongst the Protestants; in both cases, the Incarnate Logos (Word) is replaced by scholasticism (separation of intellect from life) and heresy.(12) Dunbar balanced his apparently cavalier attitude towards the Kirk by occasionally cracking down on papism , a proven means of garnering positive public opinion without risking controversy.(13) Priests and nuns were known to kidnap Baptists and force them to become papists .(14) Catholics also had to endure the hatred of ├ö├ç├┐ papistry ├ö├ç├û that dominated a culture where Englishness and Protestantism were two sides of a single coin.(15) Pym delivered a hard-line speech denouncing the king's trade embargo and playing the religion card: the king's armies, he alleged, were riddled with papists .(16) In November of that year the newly appointed Anglican Archbishop of Armagh, James Ussher, and his suffragan bishops issued a statement declaring that the ├ö├ç├┐religion of papists is superstitious and idolatrous erroneous and heretical.├ö├ç├û
1. popish ::
2. papistic ::
3. roman ::
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