use papacy in a sentence.
In your face, 16th century papacy!
Well the papacy has acknowledged it for a long while now, I just don't get why all those creationist nuts can't get that the leader of their own religion, quite literally God's man in charge (of the catholic religion, where many of the nut's seem to be coming from) is telling them that evolution is real and doesn't contradict the bibles teachings in any way.
Historically, our job security beats the Papacy hands down.
One might be inclined to believe that Louis XIV was acting as a benefactor when he invited Cassini to France, but in reality he was using it as yet another wedge against the papacy (along with other things such as the Declaration of the Clergy of France) in order to secure more power for himself in France.
Not grasping the extent to which the world was passing it by, the Papacy kept Galileo's works on the list of banned books until the mid-nineteenth century.
Spain got in the fight at the vehement request of the Papacy -- and because Muslim corsairs were raiding their coastline with substantial vigor (including the Barbarossa twins).
Dawkins' massive waste of time preaching atheism like it's the Papacy 2.