It is not a prescribed ceremony for a pope to do so. John Paul II, who traveled constantly throughout his papacy when his health was good, began doing it as a personal expression: he would kiss the ground of the country in which he had come to visit upon his arrival there. This was to show respect and reverence to the nation and its peoples as well as express his gratitude to them for inviting or welcoming him into their land.
People kiss the ring of the pope, not his hand. If the pope extends his hand so you can kiss his ring, anyone may do so. Any bishop or cardinal may also have his ring kissed. The custom is not common today, however.
You only do that to a Bishop or Pope.
They kiss the papal ring, not the hand. Anyone can kiss the ring if the pope presents his hand in such a manner that would allow it. All bishops and cardinals also wear a ring that may be kissed if the person allows it. Many have discontinued the practice, however, and would prefer a simple handshake instead.
Anyone who meets with the pope. They do not have to kiss the ring, but kissing the ring is showing respect to the holy person of the Roman Catholic Church.
to kiss the ground / Earth.
They were happy to be there and had survived the trip getting there.
if it slips on the ground you pick it up and kiss it and touch it to your forehead 3 times.
Basia annulum is the Latin equivalent of 'Kiss the ring'. In the word by word translation, the verb 'basia' means '[you] are kissing, do kiss, kiss'. The masculine gender noun 'annulum' means 'ring'. The phrase is pronounced 'BAH-see-ah ahn-NOO-loom'.The phrase may be considered an observation on, a prompt for, or a reference to an audience with the Pope. Those who are granted a papal audience show their respect by kissing the individualized ring that each Pope wears on his right hand. Each ring is specific to the particular Pope. But all papal rings include an image of St. Peter [c. A.D. 1-64].
The 11th century conflict over lay investiture highlighted the struggles between church and state as reform minded popes attempted to limit the scope of the secular authority. Gregory VII asserted that: All princes shall kiss the feet of the Pope That he (the Pope) may be permitted to depose emperors That he himself (the Pope) may be judged by no one.
He is my god i kiss the ground he walks on i love him i would die like Jesus
Alexander Pope was a poet and not a pope.
If you mean Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Francis followed him as pope.
French Popes:Pope Benedict XIIPope Callixtus IIPope Clement IVPope Clement VPope Clement VIPope Gregory XIPope Innocent VPope Innocent VIPope John XXIIPope Martin IVPope Nicholas IIPope Stephen IXPope Sylvester IIPope Urban IIPope Urban IVPope Urban V
There is no pope named Pope XXIII. If you are referring to Pope John XXIII, he became pope in 1958.
The pope in 2008 was Pope Benedict XVI.
The current pope is Pope Benedict XVI.
No she would ground you and your relation ship would fall apart. Trust me i know.
it is not sin since he is our fellow brethren in Christ we should not do.
Warm colors like to float through the air and cold colors kiss the ground
All the popes listed below had the given name of Giovanni, In some cases it was a second or third name. Pope John I Pope John VIII Pope John IX Pope John X Pope John XI Pope John XVIII Pope Gelasius II Pope Nicholas III Pope Innocent VIII Pope Leo X Pope Julius III Pope Paul IV Pope Pius IV Pope Urban VII Pope Innocent IX Pope Innocent X Pope Clement XI Pope Clement XIV Pope Pius VI Pope Pius IX Pope Benedict XV Pope Pius XII Pope Paul VI
12 popes have taken the name "Pius". Some of them were also canonized as saints. Pope Pius I, saint, Pope 140/142 to 155 Pope Pius II, Pope 1458 to 1474 Pope Pius III, Pope in 1503 Pope Pius IV, Pope 1559 to 1565 Pope Pius V, saint, Pope 1566 to 1572 Pope Pius VI, Pope 1775 to 1799 Pope Pius VII, Pope 1800 to 1823 Pope Pius VIII, Pope 1829 to 1830 Pope Pius IX, Pope 1846 to 1878 Pope Pius X, saint, Pope 1903 to 1914 Pope Pius XI, Pope 1922 to 1939 Pope Pius XII, Pope 1939 to 1958
pope julius the 2nd,pope leo,and pope clement
Prior to Pope Francis, the pope was Pope Benedict XVI