(In the Roman Catholic Church) a title of the pope.
More example sentences
- As the Vicar of Christ and guardian of authentic Christianity, however, he will unavoidably face the same enmity and malice that his predecessor did.
- If being holy, being an alter Christus, is the sine qua non of the Vicar of Christ, I think being able to enter into dialogue, even combat, with different ideologies and belief systems is crucial.
- More precious than the moral integrity of the Vicar of Christ?
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