Vicar of Christ

noun
the head of the Roman Catholic Church
Derivationally related forms: ↑pontifical (for: ↑pontiff), ↑papal (for: ↑pope)
Hypernyms: ↑spiritual leader, ↑Catholic
Hyponyms: ↑antipope
Instance Hyponyms:
Alexander VI, ↑Pope Alexander VI, ↑Borgia, ↑Rodrigo Borgia, ↑Benedict XIV, ↑Prospero Lambertini, ↑Benedict XV, ↑Giacomo della Chiesa, ↑Boniface VIII, ↑Benedetto Caetani, ↑Calixtus II, ↑Guy of Burgundy, ↑Calixtus III, ↑Alfonso Borgia, ↑Clement VII, ↑Giulio de' Medici, ↑Clement XI, ↑Giovanni Francesco Albani, ↑Clement XIV, ↑Lorenzo Ganganelli, ↑Gregory, ↑Gregory I, ↑Saint Gregory I, ↑St. Gregory I, ↑Gregory the Great, ↑Gregory VII, ↑Hildebrand, ↑Gregory XII, ↑Angelo Correr, ↑Gregory XIII, ↑Ugo Buoncompagni, ↑Gregory XVI, ↑Bartolomeo Alberto Capillari, ↑Innocent III, ↑Lotario di Segni, ↑Innocent VIII, ↑Giovanni Battista Cibo, ↑Innocent XI, ↑Benedetto Odescalchi, ↑Innocent XII, ↑Antonio Pignatelli, ↑John XXIII, ↑Angelo Guiseppe Roncalli, ↑John Paul I, ↑Albino Luciano, ↑John Paul II, ↑Karol Wojtyla, ↑Leo I, ↑St. Leo I, ↑Leo the Great, ↑Leo III, ↑Leo IX, ↑Bruno, ↑Bruno of Toul, ↑Leo X, ↑Giovanni de'Medici, ↑Leo XIII, ↑Gioacchino Pecci, ↑Giovanni Vincenzo Pecci, ↑Martin V, ↑Oddone Colonna, ↑Nicholas V, ↑Tomasso Parentucelli, ↑Paul III, ↑Alessandro Farnese, ↑Paul VI, ↑Giovanni Battista Montini, ↑Pius II, ↑Aeneas Silvius, ↑Enea Silvio Piccolomini, ↑Pius V, ↑Antonio Ghislieri, ↑Pius VI, ↑Giovanni Angelo Braschi, ↑Giannangelo Braschi, ↑Pius VII, ↑Barnaba Chiaramonti, ↑Luigi Barnaba Gregorio Chiaramonti, ↑Pius IX, ↑Giovanni Mastai-Ferretti, ↑Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, ↑Pius X, ↑Giuseppe Sarto, ↑Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, ↑Pius XI, ↑Achille Ratti, ↑Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti, ↑Pius XII, ↑Eugenio Pacelli, ↑Sixtus IV, ↑Francesco della Rovere, ↑Sylvester II, ↑Gerbert, ↑Urban II, ↑Odo, ↑Odo of Lagery, ↑Otho, ↑Otho of Lagery, ↑Urban V, ↑Guillaume de Grimoard, ↑Urban VI, ↑Bartolomeo Prignano, ↑Urban VIII, ↑Maffeo Barberini
Member Holonyms: ↑papacy, ↑pontificate

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  • Vicar of Christ — (Latin Vicarius Christi ) has been used since Pope Gelasius I (served 492 496), alongside a few rarer vicarial titles, as one of the titles of the Bishop of Rome the Pope as head of the Universal Church (see Papal primacy). A vicar is, roughly, a …   Wikipedia

  • Vicar of Christ — • A title of the pope implying his supreme and universal primacy, both of honour and of jurisdiction, over the Church of Christ Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Vicar of Christ     Vicar of Christ …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Vicar of Christ — Rom. Cath. Ch. the pope, with reference to his claim to stand in the place of Jesus Christ and possess His authority in the church. Also, Vicar of Jesus Christ. [1475 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Vicar of Christ — noun Roman Catholic Church (a title applied to the pope which views him as the chief representative of Christ on earth.) Also, Vicar of Jesus Christ …   Australian English dictionary

  • Vicar of Christ — Vic′ar of Christ′ n. rel the pope Also called Vic′ar of Je′sus Christ′ …   From formal English to slang

  • VICAR OF CHRIST —    title assumed by the Pope, who claims to be the Vicegerent of Christ on earth …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Vicar of Christ —    This title (from the Latin vicarius, meaning substitute or deputy ) refers to Saint Peter and his successors, the bishops of Rome, who have the responsibility of representing Christ to the universal Church and to the world. (See CCC 882) …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Vicar of Christ — Date: 15th century pope 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Vicar of Christ —  Викарий Христа …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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