An agreement or treaty, especially one between the Vatican and a secular government relating to matters of mutual interest: Napoleon I’s concordat with the papacy
More example sentences
- The canonical-mission requirement was later incorporated into concordats between the Vatican and several German states, and the Reich itself.
- He saw firsthand the Church's disastrous experience with Nazism in Germany, when a concordat between the Vatican and the Nazis failed to protect the Church from Hitler.
- It was Adolf Hitler who made a concordat with the Vatican, securing these benefits for the church.
Definition of concordat in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.