the collective body of the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church
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How to use Sacred College in a sentence
The second presents the notion of one old Sacred College for the maintenance of poetic uniformity.Homer and His Age | Andrew Lang
Cardinal Maury took up the suggestion with enthusiasm, and employed all his eloquence to impress the Sacred College with the idea.The War Upon Religion | Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
On the 15th of June the Sacred College resolved on condemnation, and approved of the famous bull.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2 | J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Meanwhile his friends were not idle: and he had friends, as I have already hinted, even in the Sacred College.
This council was a kind of Sacred College or senate, destined only to represent tradition and a spirit of conservatism.