12. What does the title “pope” mean in Latin and Italian?
THE ANSWER IS….. B…… father……pope translates to “papa” or father.
The pope is a direct successor of the apostle Peter, the first Bishop of Rome.
The Early Church referred to the Peter’s ongoing office as the “Chair of Peter.”
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12260a.htm (Pope Information)
http://library.saint-mike.org/Apologetics/Papacy.html (Papacy Articles)
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