Speaking to the priests earlier this month, he related that after finishing his 2013 book, he immediately sent a copy to Francis, who was then only days into his new role as bishop of Rome
It is with joy that I am celebrating the Eucharist for the first time in this Lateran Basilica, the Cathedral of the Bishop of Rome
Then the Pope emerged from the loggia overlooking St Peter's Square to deliver his first words as the Bishop of Rome
Looking stunned, Pope Francis shyly waved to the crowd of tens of thousands of people who gathered in St Peter's Square for the announcement, marvelling that the cardinals needed to look to "the end of the earth" to find a bishop of Rome
2bn Catholics around the world as His Holiness Pope Francis I is appointed the 266th Bishop of Rome
If the smoke turns white it will be a sign that the new 266th Bishop of Rome
has been selected.
Benedict XVI will also keep his name after his steps away from the papacy but not title of bishop of Rome
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Citing ill health, fatigue and the frailty of old age, Pope Benedict XVI decided to resign from the position of Bishop of Rome
and spiritual leader to the 1.
This is particularly true of the dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church, whose millennium of separation is, in part, rooted in their different understandings of what it means for the bishop of Rome
to be protos (first) among the taxis (order) of the Church's ancient apostolic sees.
I FOR one, will not be one of the tens of thousands paying good money to glimpse the Bishop of Rome
in Cofton Park.
13 (ANI): With the emergence of reports that Pope Benedict allowed a paedophile priest to continue with the ministry, the Bishop of Rome
has been drawn directly into the Roman Catholic sex abuse scandal.
Religious scholar Roger Collins starts with the first bishop of Rome
and founder of Christianity, St.
Some 16th-century popes were disturbed when many--Christians in England decided that they no longer wished to receive "pastoral care" from clergy representing the bishop of Rome
Those who believe that in the Middle Ages the Church controlled the minds and actions of the faithful have never heard of the good old custom of looting the property of a bishop, even the bishop of Rome
, at his death.
Another saint of the Kingdom Season is St Clement, Bishop of Rome
- perhaps second or third in succession to St Peter.