Black Pope

noun

Definition of Black Pope

: the head of the Jesuits

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History and Etymology for Black Pope

so called from the habit of the order and the great power its leader had during the papacy of Pius IX

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“Black Pope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Black%20Pope. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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