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 ipedia.com: Pope Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Fisherman's Ring was first mentioned in a letter of Pope Clement IV to his nephew in 1265 wherein he mentions that Popes were accustomed to sealing public documents with leaden "bullss" attached, and private letters with "the seal of the Fisherman" (by the XV Century, the Fisherman's Ring was used to seal Papal briefs).
The Fisherman's Ring is placed on the newly-elected Pope's finger by the Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church; on the Pope's death, the Cardinal Chamberlain smashes the Fisherman's Ring with a hammer, symbolising the end of the late Pope's authority.
Theoretically, the Pope's death is officially determined by the Cardinal Chamberlain by gently tapping the late Pope's head thrice with a golden hammer and calling his name (it is not clear when this ceremony ceased to be observed, as it does not appear to have been practised in the twentieth century at all).
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The pope is the Patriarch of the West and Bishop of Rome, and leader of the Catholic Church.
Pope John Paul I.]] Voting in the second conclave was divided between two particularly strong candidates: Giuseppe Cardinal Siri, the Archbishop of Genoa; and Giovanni Cardinal Benelli, the Archbishop of Florence and a close associate of Pope John Paul I.
Pope John Paul II could not escape the controversy of the involvement of Croatian Catholic clergy with the Ustasa regime of an active collaborator with the Ustaše fascist regime.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Pope
It is the pope's ecclesiastical jurisdiction (the Holy See) is distinct from his secular jurisdiction (Vatican City), which conducts international relations; for hundreds of years, the pope's court (the Roman Curia) has functioned as the government of the Catholic Church.
The use of the sedia gestatoria and of the flabella was discontinued by Pope John Paul II, with the former being replaced by the so-called Popemobile.
The primacy is therefore regarded primarily as a consequence of the pope's position as bishop of the original capital city of the Roman Empire, a definition explicitly spelled out in the 28th canon of the Council of Chalcedon.
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 Pope - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Pope (Bishop of Rome or Vicar of Jesus Christ) is the bishop and patriarch of Rome, the supreme spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Rite Catholic churches, which collectively comprise the Catholic -- that is, Universal -- Church.
Currently when the pope dies the rule of the papacy passes to the Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church, a cardinal appointed by the Pope.
The word pope (post-classical Latin papa, father), is an ecclesiastical title now used to designate the head of the Roman Catholic Church and several Patriarchs of eastern Orthodoxy, such as the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
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 The Ultimate Pope Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches.
The current pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005.
The Pope is usually a member of the Sacred College of Cardinals, but theoretically any male Catholic (including a layman) may be elected; Pope Urban VI, elected 1378, was the last pope who was not already a cardinal at the time of his election.
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Pope is derived from the Greek word pappas,"father", and was originally used in an affectionate sense of any priest or bishop (in the exact same way that modern priests areaddressed as "Father").
Theoretically, the Pope's death is officially determined by the Cardinal Chamberlain by gently tapping the late Pope's headthrice with a golden hammer and calling his name (it is not clear when this ceremony ceased to be observed, as it does not appearto have been practised in the twentieth century at all).
The Pope was originally chosen by those senior clergymen resident in and near Rome.In 1059, the electorate was restricted to the Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, and the individual votes of all Cardinal Electors were made equal in 1179.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > List of 10 longest reigning Popes
Peter (30 to 64/67 AD): 34 or 37 years, of which, according to tradition, he spent 25 in Rome.
Pope Pius VI (1775-1799): 24 years and 6 months (8962 days).
Adrian I (772-795): 23 years and 10 months.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Popes
On that basis, the current Pope Benedict XVI would be the 267th pope.
It is probable that this is because they are based on the 1913 edition of the Catholic Encyclopaedia, which is in the public domain.
Since 1929, the pope's temporal title has been Sovereign of the State of the Vatican City (the Holy See).
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 Pope : Popes
The pope traditionally resides in Vatican City, an independent state in the centre of Rome.
Between 1309 to 1378 the seat of the Pope was moved from Rome to Avignon.
Since 535 upto and including John II the pope has had the opportunity to be called by a name other than that given at birth and the practice has become standard.
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Pope is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
During the "Reading Festival", the Sacred College of Cardinals, composed of the pope's principal advisors and assistants, is collectively responsible for the government of the Church and of the Vatican itself, under the direction of the Cardinal Chamberlain; however, canon law specifically forbids the Cardinal...
Popes The Roman Catholic Church appropriated many of the institutions of paganism, among them the idea of a sacred hierarchy, which was originally the succession of initiates presiding over the Mysteries -- what is called in India the guruparampara chain.
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 Popes
The pope also bears the spiritual titles Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Successor of St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Patriarch of the West, Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province and Servant of the Servants of God.
His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI was elected in a papal conclave on April 19, 2005 and formally inaugurated during the papal inauguration mass on April 24, 2005.
On that basis, the current Pope Benedict XVI is the 265th pope.
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The folio of program working days fragment days, so if a pope died the astronomical day after he was consecrated, would numbering as having reigned for two program days.
He's not recognized a cogent pope, but was summated to the dictionarys of popes in the 15th century as Stephen II, causing difficulties in enumerating after popes named Stephen.
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 Wikinfo | Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Pope (Bishop of Rome or Vicar of Christ) is the bishop and patriarch of Rome, the supreme spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Rite Catholic churches.
The First Vatican Council (1869-1870) defined the dogma of papal infallibility whereby the pope, when he speaks ex cathedra, does not have the possibility of error on any matter of faith and dogma.
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Adrian I (772 - 795): 23 years, 10 months and 25 days (8,728 days).
Most non-Catholics dispute St. Peter being on this list (and the list of popes) at all, as there is no proof of any Bishop of Rome claiming the Papal title until centuries after Jesus' death, and some traditions hold that he was never a bishop.
Catholics, on the other hand, consider St. Peter to necessarily be the first pope by virtue of his reputed commission by Jesus and because they believe he was the first Bishop of Rome, regardless of whether he was generally known by, or personally claimed, that title.
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 The Ultimate List of popes Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Disciple of Jesus from whom, according to, he received the keys to the kingdom of heaven.
First Dutch Pope; last non-Italian Pope until 1978; last German pope (the Netherlands being considered German at the time of his reign) until 2005
First pope with two names, for his two immediate predecessors.
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 The list of 10 longest-reigning Popes in Catholic reckoning, with one extra listing: St. Peter (30 to 64/67 AD): 34 or ...
The list of 10 longest-reigning Popes in Catholic reckoning, with one extra listing: St.
John Paul II (1978-present): 26 years and 67 days or 9,564 days as of December 22 2004 - he would pass Pius IX on June 9, 2010 if still reigning as Pope; he would be 90 years old on May 18, 2010.
Some non-Catholics dispute St. Peter being in this list (and the list of popes) at all, on the grounds that the papacy as we know it now did not exist until some centuries after Jesus'; death.
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Marcellus II (April 10 - May 1, 1555): reigned on 22 calendar days
He was excluded from the list of Popes for centuries, but has now been reinstated, causing a mismatch in the numbering of the Popes who followed him and took that name.
1978) died on the 33rd day after his election, having reigned on 34 calendar days.
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 List Of 10 Shortest Reigning Popes info here at en.92of100e.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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 List of popes Did You Mean list of popes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While the term "Pope" (Latin: papa "father'") is used in several churches to denote their high spiritual leaders, this title in English usage generally refers to the supreme head of the Roman Catholic Church.
Western Schism; abdicated during the Council of Constance, which had been called by his opponent John XXIII, but whose validity he had confirmed.
Only Dutch Pope, and because today's Netherlands then were a part of Germany by many considered the last German pope until 2005; last non-Italian Pope until 1978
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Longest Reigning Popes - Take a look at the list of the 10 longest reigning Popes.
USA Today: Pope John Paul II - Has a good graphic on how a Pope is selected.
Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops: Pope John Paul II - This site offers numerous Canadian links to the papacy of John Paul II as well as resources to assist in lessons/reflections on the pope.
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 Cynical-C Blog: Comment on List of 10 Shortest-Reigning Popes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
There is also a list of the 10 Longest-Reigning Popes.
John Paul II is third on that list.
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 Papal - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia
Pope Pius VII, bishop of Rome, in liturgical vestments, next to his Cardinal Caprara.
The Holy See - The Holy Father – website for the past and present Holy Fathers (since Leo XIII)
American Catholic - Pope Benedict XVI Starts His Papacy
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