habemus Papam

Latin phrase
ha·​be·​mus Pa·​pam | \ hä-ˈbā-mu̇s-ˈpä-päm How to pronounce habemus Papam (audio) \

Definition of habemus Papam

: we have a Pope used to announce the election of a Pope by the College of Cardinals

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“Habemus Papam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/habemus%20Papam. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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