Examples of pope in a Sentence
The cardinals elected a new pope.
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Francis is the third pope to visit Colombia after Pope Paul VI in 1968 and St. John Paul II in 1986.
Neither prince nor pope could invade the sanctuary of his conscience.
With a population that was largely illiterate and a Bible written in Latin, the church and its representatives—priests, bishops and the pope—acted as the sole intermediary between humankind and God.
But critics say Vatican action has lagged behind the pope’s words.
Alex Jones, the pope of American conspiracy theories, had built an unlikely bridge between his fringe organization and the nominee of a major political party, cementing the strangest partnership in recent memory.
Kimmel also took a stab at revealing the Playboy Mansion's successor - Charlie Sheen - a la The Vatican when a new pope is named.
For nearly a thousand years, every European man and woman owed allegiance to two kinds of authority: political (kings, nobles, magistrates) and religious (popes, councils, bishops, or their representatives).
Lutherans don’t agree with the Catholic Church on the authority of the pope or the way their churches should be governed by bishops.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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