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Synonyms for Romanism

the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church based in Rome

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Victorian controversialists disseminated the image of Romanism as a monstrous and sexually transgressive devourer of British national independence in tandem with the escalating debate over the Real Presence of the Eucharist, precisely the question of whether the Communion meal entails the actual consumption of the Body and Blood of Christ.
Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion: The Making of a President, 1884.
Blaine in 1888, after one of his supporters criticized the Democrats as the party of "Rum, Romanism and Rebellion.
I like the backhanded Catholic reference, lest readers forget that the Democracy is the party of rum, Romanism, and rebellion.
In countries like Italy and Spain, the sadness, Romanism, divorce was not legal until recently.
This sunny view would have come as a surprise to Catholic immigrants, the chief target of the Know-Nothings' illiberal crusade for "War to the hilt, on political Romanism.
In New York City, the Protestant Association held public discussions for the stated purpose, to "drive Romanism from America," while in Philadelphia, Reverend John Breckenridge challenged his Catholic counterpart, Reverend John Hughes, to debate the topic, "Is the Protestant Religion the Religion of Christ?
had frequent and long conversations on Romanism and it seems that our friends made a beautiful Temple of the Ugly Cavern full of half-hidden pits which Keenan's Catechism (42) pictures to us.
By insisting that Catholics targeted the weakest members of American society--the weak, the elderly, women, and children--anti-Catholics sought to galvanize Protestant men into defending their country from the corrosive effects of Romanism.
Burchard, Hogarth was a denouncer of rum, Romanism, and rebellion.
About the Blaine Amendment they write, "Blaine's anti-Catholicism is well established, and his pillory of the Democrats as the party of 'Rum, Romanism and Rebellion' may have cost him the 1884 presidential race.
Just as in the Gothic novel where the foreign terrain is a topography of oppression, here, in the Catholic cathedral, Macquarie sees Romanism as a mental as well as physical geography of incarceration.
The argument was fleshed out with a passing reference to Luther's attack on the three "walls" of Romanism, and principally that policy whereby temporal princes were prevented from calling Councils.
party's) opposition to "Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion.