noun Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of cardinalate
Related Words for cardinalatepriesthood, ministry, pastorate, rabbinate, conclave, prelacy, canonicate, canonry, deaconry, diaconate
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Historical Examples of cardinalate
His relations with Giulia were a good deal altered by the cardinalate.The Duchess of Trajetto
The thirteen signed by order of seniority in the cardinalate.
He died in 1638, just as the cardinalate was to be conferred upon him.
Men of the lowest condition have been elevated to the cardinalate.Cinq Mars, Complete
Alfred de Vigny
At the latest Consistory he had been nominated to the Cardinalate.The Waters of Edera
Louise de la Rame, a.k.a. Ouida