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synonyms for pontificals

  • pontiff
  • legate
  • nuncio
  • otho
  • papacy
  • pontifical
  • popery
  • see
  • vatican
  • vicegerent
  • ablegate
  • bishop of rome
  • paparchy
  • pontifex maximus
  • popedom
  • popish
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How to use pontificals in a sentence

The royal confessor, the bishop of Cuena, arrayed in his pontificals, presided over the ceremonies.
HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF PHILIP THE SECOND KING OF SPAINWILLIAM H. PRESCOTT
When he arrived at the village of Mentana, he heard that the Pontificals were close by, and he waited to give them battle.
THE LIBERATION OF ITALYCOUNTESS EVELYN MARTINENGO-CESARESCO
The Pope wore his triple-crowned tiara, and was attended by three cardinals and two bishops in full pontificals.
HISTORIC ODDITIESSABINE BARING-GOULD
He was on that occasion mounted on horseback and arrayed in his pontificals.
CURIOSITIES OF CHRISTIAN HISTORYCROAKE JAMES
On high festivals the statue is dressed up in full pontificals.
WALKS IN ROMEAUGUSTUS J.C. HARE
Mass was performed by the cardinal-viceroy in his pontificals.
HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF PHILIP THE SECOND KING OF SPAINWILLIAM H. PRESCOTT
As they saw the Pontificals swerve back they uttered cries of joy.
THE LIBERATION OF ITALYCOUNTESS EVELYN MARTINENGO-CESARESCO
In his will he gave two other books, perhaps Pontificals of his own compilation, to his successors.
OLD ENGLISH LIBRARIESERNEST SAVAGE
June 15, 1568, the Pontificals printed in Dueas and Valladolid were ordered to be seized.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 3HENRY CHARLES LEA
Four other bishops, in full pontificals (copes and surplices), wearing gilt mitres.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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