A fear of the pope or the papacy

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Papaphobia — (Greek: πάππας, papa , papacy and φόβος, phobos , fear ) is an abnormal or persistent pathological fear of the pope or the papacy. [ [ Papaphobia at] ] A person with papaphobia may… …   Wikipedia

  • Papaphobia — Pa pa*pho bi*a, n. [NL., fr. L. papa bishop + Gr. ? to fear.] Intense fear or dread of the pope, or of the Roman Catholic Church. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • papaphobia — noun /pæpæˈfəʊbɪə/ the pathological fear of the pope or the papacy Ant: papaphilia …   Wiktionary

  • Pope — The Pope (from Latin: papa or father from Greek Though the progressive Christianisation of the Roman Empire in the fourth century did not confer upon bishops civil authority within the state, the gradual withdrawal of imperial authority during… …   Wikipedia

  • papaphilia — noun /pæpæˈfɪlɪə/ love and adoration for the pope or the papacy Ant: papaphobia …   Wiktionary

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