That is the abuse and fallacy of Romanism, by which the true spirit of Christian offering is directly contradicted.
If Romanism is to be the religion of the State, let it be allied with Absolutism.
Aerschot was regarded as an emissary of Romanism by a large part of the inhabitants, and by the rest he was distrusted.
On one side, indeed, the Reformation was a return to Hellenism from Romanism.
Romanism has crippled the advance of truth among the masses.
Romanism has driven us to the opposite extreme in our ideas of sacraments.
But you will say, as you have done in substance, that this is no longer the characteristic of Romanism.
A combat with Romanism might even yet win for her and Theobald the crown of martyrdom.
The answer is clear, for Protestantism is democratic, while Romanism is autocratic.
It was here that John Wycliffe thundered against the Romanism of his day.