1 (usually the Pope) The Bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church.
- Henry VIII was a Roman Catholic and the head of this church was the pope based in Rome.
- In another case, hundreds of people have complained to the BBC about a comic animation series about the pope and the Roman Catholic Church, due to be broadcast next year.
- The fact of the matter is that historiography correctly proves that the early popes of the Roman Catholic Church were of African descent.
- Example sentences
- In the days following Giblets's glorious conquest of popedom many have wailed in ceaseless abject horror.