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  1. pope, Catholic Pope, Roman Catholic Pope, pontiff, Holy Father, Vicar of Christ, Bishop of Rome(noun)

    the head of the Roman Catholic Church

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  1. Vicar of Christ

    Vicar of Christ is a term used in different ways, with different theological connotations throughout history. As the original notion a vicar is of "earthly representative of God or Christ" but also used in sense of "person acting as parish priest in place of a real parson" The title is now used in Catholicism to refer to the bishops and more specifically to the Bishop of Rome.

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  1. Vicar of Christ

    title assumed by the Pope, who claims to be the Vicegerent of Christ on earth.

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