adv.1.Toward Rome, or toward the Roman Catholic Church.
a.1.Tending or directed toward Rome, or toward the Roman Catholic Church.
To analyze the crisis in its Anglican rather than in its Romeward aspect.
- Gladstone.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Gusty's newly-formed UVF gang took Paisley's dire warnings of a "Romeward trend" and "sell-out" seriously, and murdered two Catholics in 1966 - utterly shocking events at the time.
Farther then I fared, Feeling my way on through the hot and dense, Romeward, until I found the wayside inn
Of this 'bastardly brood' of 'popish priests' he singled out one man in particular, John Cosin (1595-1672), a fellow cathedral prebend at Durham and a prominent religious thinker, whom he blamed for leading this Romeward assault.
JOHN GREIG saw the lights go on in the Hampden main stand on a murky night in November 1965 - and decided it was time to send Italy Romeward to think again.
Paisley organized demonstrations on "Romeward" trends in the Presbyterian Church.
John, already has announced his move Romeward. But he had clearly signaled this in advance, and his wife, Frances, already had preceded him.
It was also the time when the Reverend Ian Paisley was guldering about a "Romeward trend" and a "sellout" to Dublin by Unionist Premier Terence O'Neill.
Just as such dark forebodings were swirling about the mind of one who remembers the bright hopes of the Sixties before tentative moves towards equality were howled down as a "Romeward trend", news emerged of a new political party with the super-cool name of NI21.