Simony in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Simony

the act of selling church offices, roles, or religious pardons

Examples of Simony in a sentence

Simony was outlawed by a few kings as the selling of church roles was frowned upon by many.  ðŸ”Š

The church must deal with its history of simony, as the selling of religious pardons is a historic dark spot.  ðŸ”Š

Corruption of the church resulted in years of simony in which religious pardons and offices were sold to the highest bidder.  ðŸ”Š

Napoleon was suspected of simony, as he was accused of selling church offices and roles to those who were willing to pay his price.  ðŸ”Š

The high priest campaigned against simony as many of the ministers at the time bought and paid for their positions.  ðŸ”Š

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