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Pope Francis officially de-emphasizes papal titles

June 6, 2013

Repost: Joshua J. McElwee | May. 23, 2013 Pope Francis has possibly de-emphasized a number of the formal titles normally taken by the leader of the Roman Catholic church, choosing instead to list himself first by the basic title “Bishop of Rome” in the Vatican’s annual directory. The directory, known as the Annuario Pontificio​, lists [...]

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