Sentence Examples


  • Leo was disturbed throughout his pontificate by heresy and schism.
  • During his pontificate the church was brought to its lowest level of degradation.
  • The authority of the pontificate was seriously impaired by these circumstances.
  • In the past many conflicting estimates were made of the character and achievements of the pope during whose pontificate Protestantism first took form.
  • But he is chiefly famous for his History of the Church of Rome to the Pontificate of Innocent III.