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Since the time of Saint Peter, the Bishop of Rome has been considered the spiritual head of the Catholic Church. His official title is "Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of the Vatican City State, Servant of the servants of God."   

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1
Early Popes and Catholic History 10 questions

In early Catholic history the pope was often more than a religious leader. He was sometimes a political figure of power. Some popes were saints and some were not so saintly. Documents of very early Christian history are often vague or lacking detail.
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PhillyRex
Jan 20 17
120 plays
2
Interesting Facts on the Popes 10 questions

Here are a few interesting facts and historical events which took place during the papacy of some of the popes who headed the early Christian church.
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Creedy
570 plays
3
Pick of the Popes - Part I 10 questions

Greetings, Pope-pickers! This isn't a Pop Quiz - it's a Pope Quiz, so let's ponder a panorama of past Pontiffs. Dates in parentheses after Papal names refer to years of Papacy, not birth and death.
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highfells
774 plays
4
Francis, The People's Pope 10 questions

In 2013, "TIME" Magazine named Pope Francis the Person of the Year. Learn why this transformational figure is known as "The People's Pope".
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trident
237 plays
5
Popes, Past and Present 10 questions

How well do you know your Popes?
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doublemm
666 plays
6
The Life and times of Pope John Paul I 10 questions

John Paul I reigned as pope for only a short time, yet his papacy was not without controversy. His successor, John Paul II, in tribute to him assumed the same papal name.
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picqero
681 plays
7
The Papacy 10 questions

Here are 10 questions about the Papacy. Some of them will be about Papal practices and some will be about specific Popes. Read carefully for clues.
Easy
dcpddc478
504 plays
8
Frankie Goes to the Vatican 10 questions

In 2013 the Catholic College of Cardinals surprised most of the world when they elected Jorge Bergoglio as the new Pope to succeed Benedict XVI. This quiz covers a basic biographical sketch of the man who became Pope Francis.
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lorance79
279 plays
9
Benedict, Farewell 10 questions

On Monday, 11 February 2013, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he was retiring. The news shook the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics. Let's look into the facts about the historic abdication of the most powerful religious leader on Earth.
Easy
gracious1
453 plays
10
Benedict XVI - the 265th Pope 10 questions

Pope Benedict XVI was elected on 19th April 2005. He was only the second non-Italian to be elected Pope in almost 500 years. This quiz relates to his life up to his election as Pope.
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picqero
699 plays
11
Pope Gregory XII 10 questions

Pope Benedict XVI created a sensation when he resigned the Papacy in 2013. This quiz is about his last predecessor to resign, Pope Gregory XII.
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daver852
195 plays
12
Foreign Popes 10 questions

John Paul II was the first non-Italian pope for many centuries. His successor, Benedict XVI, is also of foreign origin. Find out more about their predecessors in Rome.
Tough
beatka
582 plays
13
A Pot-pourri of Popes 10 questions

The papacy has had a long and sometimes turbulent history. How much do you know about popes through history?
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ErnestS
516 plays
14
Thymes that Try Men's Soles 10 questions

FatherSteve's challenge led me to Pietro di Morrone, a Benedictine hermit, whose soul was sorely tried by his times. A two-year interregnum without a pope led to his unlikely election as Pope Celestine V in 1294 and his resignation five months later.
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caramellor
153 plays
15
Historic Popes 10 questions

Popes have been important figures in the history of Western Europe. See what you remember from your History or Religion classes.
Easy
chicagojanet
423 plays
16
20th Century Popes 10 questions

The 20th century was a time of reflection, discussion and change for the Roman Catholic Church. A quiz about the men who led the Church through this period.
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bigox
1041 plays
17
Ten Residents of the Appartamento Pontificio 10 questions

This quiz has to do with ten important occupants of the Papal throne who are associated with significant moments of human history. Enjoy!
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DeepHistory
414 plays
18
Do You Know Your Popes? 10 questions

How well do you know your Popes? Here is a list of questions about the many Popes who have led the Catholic Church. Let's see how well you know them!
Difficult
lobsterboy79
966 plays
19
The Life of Alexander VI 10 questions

Alexander VI is one of the most infamous popes in history. See how much you know about this man!
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kmarti14
171 plays
20
Pope Leo I 10 questions

There have been many popes who have had the name Leo, but none really do justice to the first. See how much you know about the man who started the "Leo" tradition.
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junepearl
321 plays
21
Past Pope Pizzazz 10 questions

This quiz will cover past popes and the significance they had on the Catholic church of today. Some questions will also cover certain articles that have increased the powers of the Pope.
Tough
Deadwheat318
501 plays
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