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Pope - Wikipedia

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The pope is the Bishop of Rome and, therefore, the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. .... They also cite the importance accorded to the Bishops of Rome in the ... Alexandria had been a center...

Pope Francis - Pope - Biography.com

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Synopsis; Early Life and Education; Entering Priesthood; Becoming Pope; First .... While he does not believe women should be ordained as priests, Francis ... "The feminine genius is needed wherever we make important decisions," he said.

The Role of the Pope - Church Authority

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The Pope can only do so after listening to the People of God and discerning the ... dogmatic position, does not witness very convincingly to the presence of God ... but working for an entirely different project of being church that we should be ...

The Catholic Pope: His Job and How He's Elected - dummies

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Cardinals are bishops handpicked by the pope to become cardinals, when their ... The electors can vote for any other cardinal or any Catholic bishop, priest, ...

10 things Pope Francis did in 2015 that made this his best year yet ...

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Dec 29, 2015 ... Catholic Online looks back on Pope Francis' year and lists the events that ... but he has warned that it should not distract from what is truly important. 2. ... an encyclical calling on the world to become better stewards of the environment. ... that Pope Francis is a pastoral pope, and we would do well to follow i...

What Does the Pope Do, Anyway? - Live Science

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Mar 13, 2013 ... The duties of the pope, and what happens when the office is vacant. ... prominent role and has become, as a result, much more exhausting in terms of its ... Around important holidays, such as Easter, the pope delivers major ...

Popes in the Middle Ages | Middle Ages - The Finer Times

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Popes in the Middle Ages became central figures of power and influence. During this time many ... for the first crusade. He did this to assist the Byzantine Empire in regaining old Christian areas. The most important of these was Jerusalem.

religion - How did the Catholic Pope manage to become more ...

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Oct 5, 2013 ... How did the Catholic Pope manage to become more powerful than ... most important single factor empowering the Church and the Pope in Medieval Europe : Originating in Europe, the divine-right theory can be traced to the ...

The importance of Pope Francis to the future of the Church | National ...

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Dec 23, 2014 ... First of all he is not afraid to become involved with imperfect leaders in order to negotiate something that is good for the people. Also, he does ...

Important dates in the life of Pope John Paul II

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As the first non-Italian pope in 455 years, John Paul became a spiritual ... that Swiss-born Father Hans Kung can no longer teach as Catholic theologian.