Find another word for pontificate. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pontificate, like: popedom, bishopric, the Vatican and papacy.
Leo was disturbed throughout his pontificate by heresy and schism.
During his pontificate the church was brought to its lowest level of degradation.
Paul III., who had begun his pontificate with the intention of purifying the curia, was unaware of the grave danger in which Fisher lay; and in the hope of reconciling the king with the bishop, created him (loth of May 1535) cardinal priest of St Vitalis.
to the pontificate; the death of Piero de' Medici in the same year made Giovanni head of his family.
In the past many conflicting estimates were made of the character and achievements of the pope during whose pontificate Protestantism first took form.