to be more Catholic than the Pope

Definition of to be more Catholic than the Pope

to adhere more stringently to Roman Catholic practices and doctrine than is required by church doctrine; - usually used in a negative sense to mean, to be excessively pious.

See also: Pope

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To be in bad odor
To be in conclave
To be in for it
To be in full feather
To be in high feather
To be in leading strings
To be in liquor
To be in luck
To be in mischief
To be in one's cups
To be in the doldrums
To be in the straw
To be in the swim
To be in the wind
To be in touch
To be in with
To be lever than
To be long of the market
To be master of one's self
To be meet with
-to be more Catholic than the Pope-
To be no more
To be of acquaintance
To be of opinion
To be off
To be off color
To be off one's food
To be off one's rocker
To be off the hinges
To be on a foundation
To be on edge
To be on foot
To be on her beam ends
To be on one's back
To be on short commons
To be on speaking terms
To be on the anvil
To be on the carpet
To be on the defensive
To be on the fence
To be on the mending hand
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