Papacy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Papacy

the period of time in which a pope is in office

Examples of Papacy in a sentence

St. Peter’s 35 year papacy was the longest of any pope in history.  🔊

At the beginning of each papacy, the pope designs his own ring which is later destroyed at the end of his reign.  🔊

Early in his papacy, the pope instituted a new celebration in honor of St. Peter.  🔊

Pope Benedict XVI’s papacy was focused around a return to traditional Christian values as well as the use of Latin.  🔊

Improving relations with China was not a religious issue, but was still a focus during the Pope’s papacy.  🔊

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