Indeed, all the popes in history – even the African popes of early Christendom – have come from north of the line.
And that is what the perception is by the American left, who hates Christendom.
Among them are the 96 members of the United States Senate, perhaps the windiest and most tedious group of men in Christendom.
Remember the days of post-9/11 civilizational war, of weltkampf between Islam and Christendom?
The Church of England,” he says in one place, “is the purest in Christendom.
There goes a Polish Count who is one of the greatest gamblers in Christendom.
The failure of the Council of Pisa made it necessary to summon another congress of Christendom.
I thought I had made the acquaintance of all the perpetual curates in Christendom.
There was a real sustained attempt to unite all Christendom under a purified and reorganized church.
How should a wife not love her man, the wisest, canniest prince in Christendom, too!
Old English cristendom "Christianity, state of being a Christian," from cristen (see Christian) + -dom, suffix of condition or quality. The native formation, crowded out by Latinate Christianity except for sense "lands where Christianity is the dominant religion" (late 14c.). Similar formations in Scandinavian languages.