Ultramontanism

Clerical political conception within the Catholic Church

Ultranontanism was a movement within the Roman Catholic Church of the 18th and 19th century. It placed storng emphasis on what the pope had to say. The name in copmonsed of ultra ("beyond"), and refered to the fact that the pope at that time was on the other side of the Alps.

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  • The Gift of Authority Archived 2019-01-20 at the Wayback Machine (Eternal Word Television Network)
  • Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Ultramontanism" . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.