noun see ultramontane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ultramontanism — • A term used to denote integral and active Catholicism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ultramontanism     Ultramontanism     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ultramontanism — is a religious philosophy within the Catholic Church that places strong emphasis on the prerogatives and powers of the pope. In particular, ultramontanism may consist in asserting the superiority of Papal authority over the authority of local… …   Wikipedia

  • ultramontanism — ULTRAMONTANÍSM s.n. Curent în cadrul catolicismului, care nu admite unele libertăţi organizatorice ale Bisericii catolice din Franţa faţă de Papă. – Din fr. ultramontanisme. Trimis de ana zecheru, 05.09.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  ultramontanísm s. n.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Ultramontanism — Ul tra*mon ta*nism, n. [Cf. F. ultramontanisme.] The principles of those within the Roman Catholic Church who maintain extreme views favoring the pope s supremacy; so used by those living north of the Alps in reference to the Italians; rarely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ultramontanism — ultramontanist, n. /ul treuh mon tn iz euhm/, n. (sometimes cap.) the policy of the party in the Roman Catholic Church that favors increasing and enhancing the power and authority of the pope. Cf. Gallicanism. [1820 30; < F ultramontanisme, equiv …   Universalium

  • ultramontanism — noun A Roman Catholic philosophy that emphasises the prerogatives and powers of the Pope See Also: ultramontano …   Wiktionary

  • ULTRAMONTANISM —    name given to extreme views in the matter of the prerogatives and authority of the Pope, so called in France as prevailing on the other side of the Alps …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • ULTRAMONTANISM —    a movement within the ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH originating in France during the seventeenth century which favored direct, centralized, control from Rome. The JESUITS were strong supporters of this position which came to dominate the Church in the …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Ultramontanism —    The tendency in the Roman Catholic Church to centralise authority in the Papacy and to discourage national or diocesan autonomy …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • ultramontanism — ul·tra·montanism …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”