Definition of sacerdotalism in English:

sacerdotalism

Pronunciation /ˌsasərˈdōdlˌizəm/ /ˌsæsərˈdoʊdlˌɪzəm/ /ˌsakərˈdōdlˌizəm/ /ˌsækərˈdoʊdlˌɪzəm/

noun

See sacerdotal

‘At the Reformation this doctrine had immediate effect in the overthrow of Roman sacerdotalism — Jesus Christ is our sole Priest.’
  • ‘Then, properly speaking, the mystical Christ was localized in the Christian sacerdotalism of the bishops.’