Pontiff

n. a pope or bishop.

Sentences, Synonyms & Antonyms

Sentences:


The pontiff is the head of the Roman Catholic Church and is selected by the College of Cardinals.


The new pontiff, Pope Francis, has been celebrated and unsung by people around the world for his ideas, which are far more liberal than his predecessors.


Synonyms:

His Holiness

Pope

Bishop

Clergy person


Antonyms:

Atheist

Agnostic

Nonbeliever

How Do They Choose the Pope?