The Catholic Church describes as its hierarchy its bishops, priests and deacons.
In the ... The Pope himself is a bishop (the bishop of Rome) and traditionally uses
the title .... The other cardinal...
Papacy is the correct answer.
Cardinal: Appointed by the pope, 178 cardinals worldwide, including 13 in the
U.S., ... doctrine, a priest of sacred worship, and a minister of church government.
a priest of the highest rank in some Christian churches who is responsible for all
... a very senior position in the Roman Catholic Church, below that of the Pope ...
of a pope (=the leader of the Roman Catholic Church) or a government, who is ...
"As to papal authority, the Pope is as it were God on earth, Sole sovereign of all
the faithful .... as it certainly possesses power of government, and spiritual
jurisdiction; and the variety ...... Although bishops have a common dignity, they
are not all of the same rank. ... For in position you are my brethren, in character
Under the feudalism pyramid the Pope had the power to pronounce judgment
against a King .... The position, rank, or title of a peer. A book listing the ....
Chancellor was responsible for the Chancery, the arm of the royal government
The first Council called by a Pope, and regarded by him as Ecumenical, was the
... The Patriarch of Constantinople was made second in rank, although this was a
bit ... The Papacy, of course, claims that its full authority and its position as the ......
The proposition that people should be protected, usually by the government, ...
Nov 18, 2014 ... Ask Pope Francis, or Lady Gaga ... “The government is there at the end of the day
to serve the public… ... “Authority comes with rank. ... people who stand for
something, and who exist at a level above their own position. ... “A good leader
that we can look to now is Pope Francis; he stands for something and ...
Feb 17, 2016 ... As the bearer of the Petrine office, the pope is raised to a position of lonely
eminence ... Ancient and medieval views of papal authority ..... the Vatican as the
highest rank of papal advisers and officers in the Roman Curia. ... task of
assisting the pope in a specific area of government, were finally established, ...
Sep 24, 2015 ... For they mean that he is universal [that the Pope is the general .... who is an
apostle of higher rank, observes this; therefore, both Paul and the .... the authority
of Christ; that he transfers the keys to a worldly government; ..... It's telling that you
can quote a lot of church fathers for support of your posit...