The High Sparrow does not prevent players from giving/taking gold to/from one another. "Gaining" is a special game term defined as taking tokens from the treasury. (Source)
The High Sparrow does not prevent players from adding cards to their hands. "Drawing" is a special game term.
- When a player plays Words Are Wind, the opponent can choose the "draw 2 cards" option even if The High Sparrow will prevent drawing any cards. (Source)