After defeating the papal forces in 1870, the Italian government ... Rome became
once again, for the first time in ...
The pope is the bishop of Rome. The name derives from a Greek word pappas,
meaning father, and Rome's bishop is seen as ...
Aug 1, 2005 ... There are one billion Roman Catholics worldwide, one billion people who are
subject to the Pope's authority. How, one might ask, did all of this ...
Oct 27, 2016 ... By its own reading of history, Roman Catholicism originated with the ..... Two of
these popes—who are called “Saint” by the Roman Catholic ...
Dec 31, 2014 ... The office and jurisdiction of the bishop of Rome, the pope (Latin papa, from
Greek pappas, “father”), who presides over the central government ...
The bishop of Rome, successor of St. Peter, chief of the whole Church, and the
Vicar of ... that the Roman primacy had its origin in papal ambition, disappears.
Jun 26, 2009 ... The Roman Church grew in power as the Roman government declined. And
The Origin of the Papacy ... The question remains: “When did the papacy begin?
... Rome in the West and Constantinople in the East gained greater prominence ...
The pope and his brother increased their army and returned to Rome, but a body
.... to the papacy... the strife that originated was always an occasion of scandal, ...
Have you ever wondered where the Pope, the head of the Roman Catholic
Church, got his title? While some might THINK the title came from the pages of