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POPE. The chief of the catholic religion is so called. He is a temporal prince. He is elected by certain officers called cardinals, and remains in power during life. In the 9th Collation of the Authentics it is declared the bishop of Rome hath the first place of sitting in all assemblies, and the bishop of Constantinople the second. Ridley's View, part 1, chap. 3, sect. 10.
     2. The pope has no political authority in the United States.

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The pope has been travelling in a custom-built bulletproof car surrounded by security officials as he conducts a four-day visit to the UK, in the country's first state visit by a Roman Catholic pope.
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