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Who are the popes?

The Pope is the Bishop of Rome, thus the worldwide leader of the Catholic church.
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Who is the Pope?

The current pope is Jorge Mario Bergoglio. He took the name Pope Francis I . Pope Francis was 76 years old when he was elected to the head of the church on March 13, 2013. He (MORE)
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Why are there popes?

Any institution requires a leader or visible hierarchy in order to function. This is natural to human nature and is thus present in human society and social groups. When Chr (MORE)
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Who is are pope?

A pope is the leader of the Catholic church, like a pastor for the Christian church or a Rabbai for the Jewish church.   Benedict the sixteen.
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When were there no Popes?

The Quick Answer: There were no Popes before Christ, because The Office of Peter (the Papacy) was established by Christ while He was still alive. The Real Question: Who was (MORE)

Who is the pope and what does he do?

The pope is the Vicar of Christ. He occupies the seat of Peter, and is essentially Christ's chief apostle and leader of His Church here on Earth. The pope is also the Bishop o (MORE)
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Who can be Pope?

Any validly baptized Catholic male can be elected Pope. However, before he could actually assume the office he would have to be ordained a Priest and consecrated a Bishop if t (MORE)
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Why not to have a pope?

Because it is not God's way. God set up a system in which we can pray directly to Him. Jesus is our mediator, and go-between. No one else is needed.
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Are you the pope?

There is normally only ONE pope. There have been two occasions when  a pope has retired, one of which was Pope Benedict XVI in 2013, who  resigned over health concerns and w (MORE)