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synonyms for pope

  • pontiff
  • legate
  • nuncio
  • otho
  • papacy
  • pontifical
  • popery
  • see
  • vatican
  • vicegerent
  • ablegate
  • bishop of rome
  • paparchy
  • pontifex maximus
  • popedom
  • popish
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For centuries, he said, the Vatican had neglected its spiritual mission as it pursued the accumulation of power and wealth, with the pope reigning as an absolute monarch.
HANS KÜNG, CATHOLIC THEOLOGIAN WHO CHALLENGED PAPAL AUTHORITY, DIES AT 93MATT SCHUDELAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Küng noted that the doctrine had been adopted only in 1870 and that there were numerous historical examples of popes making foolish, ignorant and morally dubious decisions.
HANS KÜNG, CATHOLIC THEOLOGIAN WHO CHALLENGED PAPAL AUTHORITY, DIES AT 93MATT SCHUDELAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Vatican’s tone towards LGBTQ-specific issues has softened since Francis became pope in 2013.
VATICAN SAYS CATHOLIC CHURCH CANNOT BLESS SAME-SEX UNIONSMICHAEL K. LAVERSMARCH 15, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the pope has eschewed mask-wearing protocols — and apparently asked visitors to do the same.
POPE FRANCIS HOSTS NBA PLAYERS AFTER SEASON DEFINED BY SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVISMCHICO HARLANNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Three players union executives met with the pope, as did players Kyle Korver, Sterling Brown, Marco Belinelli, Anthony Tolliver and Jonathan Isaac.
POPE FRANCIS HOSTS NBA PLAYERS AFTER SEASON DEFINED BY SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVISMCHICO HARLANNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Insurrectionary movements at Rome in consequence of the pope's refusal to declare war against Austria.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
In the course of time, absolution for the sacrilege was obtained from the Pope; but my father could never obtain it from himself.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The gracious message then was, that in such a case he should be represented to the Pope, and possibly might be pardoned.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He laid claim to some of the territories of the pope, by whom he was excommunicated and deposed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Leo II, pope, died; an able and resolute pontiff; established the kiss of peace at the mass, and the use of holy water.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO POPE

  • confessor
  • father confessor
  • pope
  • spiritual father
  • spiritual leader
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