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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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  Popes From the 20th Century On popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Catholic Church has a pope at its head who lives in the Vatican. When a new pope is required, the College of Cardinals elects a man of the Catholic faith to fulfill the role. He then chooses his papal name and begins to serve as pope.
Easier, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Oct 30 22
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Oct 30 22
345 plays
  Holy Smoke popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
When a new Pope is chosen, fuma bianca (white smoke) announces to the world that the decision has been made. Can you match these Popes to the brief facts about each of them?
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Feb 18 23
rossian editor
Feb 18 23
341 plays
  Interesting Facts on the Popes top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Oct 23 12
Creedy gold member
876 plays
  Benedict, Farewell popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, gracious1, Oct 06 17
gracious1 gold member
Oct 06 17
527 plays
  Pick of the Popes - Part I great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, Mistigris, Jul 29 08
1013 plays
  Francis, The People's Pope top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In 2013, "TIME" Magazine named Pope Francis the Person of the Year. Learn why this transformational figure is known as "The People's Pope".
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Jun 17 15
trident editor
315 plays
  Early Popes and Catholic History top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, PhillyRex, Jan 20 17
Jan 20 17
195 plays
  The Papacy popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, May 15 23
May 15 23
612 plays
  Frankie Goes to the Vatican popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, lorance79, Mar 22 13
326 plays
  The Life and times of Pope John Paul I great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, picqero, Aug 15 11
720 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Before assuming his papal name, what was Benedict XVI's full name?

From Quiz "Benedict XVI - the 265th Pope"

  Popes, Past and Present great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
How well do you know your Popes?
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Dec 10 08
785 plays
This quiz has to do with ten important occupants of the Papal throne who are associated with significant moments of human history. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Jul 13 14
DeepHistory gold member
906 plays
  Historic Popes - 10 questions - 3 mins
Popes have been important figures in the history of Western Europe. See what you remember from your History or Religion classes.
Easier, 10 Qns, chicagojanet, Dec 10 15
493 plays
  Benedict XVI - the 265th Pope - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, picqero, Jan 21 23
Jan 21 23
761 plays
  Where Is the Pope From? - 10 questions - 4 mins
While many Popes were Italian in origin, not all were. Match these ten Popes with their places of origin.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Apr 04 21
bernie73 gold member
Apr 04 21
197 plays
  Foreign Popes - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, beatka, Nov 13 07
beatka gold member
633 plays
  A Pot-pourri of Popes - 10 questions - 4 mins
The papacy has had a long and sometimes turbulent history. How much do you know about popes through history?
Average, 10 Qns, ErnestS, May 23 08
584 plays
  20th Century Popes - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, bigox, Mar 14 21
Mar 14 21
1147 plays
  Thymes that Try Men's Soles - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, caramellor, Jan 20 16
185 plays
  Pope Gregory XII - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, May 20 13
daver852 gold member
220 plays
  Pope Leo I - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, junepearl, Feb 22 19
Feb 22 19
359 plays
  The Life of Alexander VI - 10 questions - 4 mins
Alexander VI is one of the most infamous popes in history. See how much you know about this man!
Average, 10 Qns, kmarti14, Sep 09 13
kmarti14 gold member
197 plays
  Past Pope Pizzazz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, Deadwheat318, Aug 25 18
Aug 25 18
539 plays
  Do You Know Your Popes? - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, lobsterboy79, Sep 10 11
1009 plays
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