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Pope Francis presides over Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square on March 31, 2024.

Pope Francis reinstates papal title ‘Patriarch of the West’ in Pontifical Yearbook

Apr 12, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

This honorific designation has reappeared among the list of “historical titles” used to designate the theological and temporal reality of... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller.

Moving 'Vicar of Christ' title in Vatican yearbook is ‘theological barbarism’, says cardinal

Apr 6, 2020

A cardinal has criticised the Vatican’s official yearbook after it relegated the term Vicar of Christ to a section headed... Read more