Bishop vs. Pope

Bishop vs. Pope — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Bishop and Pope

Bishopnoun

A high-ranking Christian cleric, in modern churches usually in charge of a diocese and in some churches regarded as having received the highest ordination in unbroken succession from the apostles.

Popenoun

often Pope Roman Catholic Church The bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church.

Bishopnoun

Abbr. B(Games) A usually miter-shaped chess piece that can move diagonally across any number of unoccupied spaces.

Popenoun

Eastern Orthodox Church The patriarch of Alexandria.

Bishopnoun

Mulled port spiced with oranges, sugar, and cloves.

Popenoun

The Coptic patriarch of Alexandria.

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Bishopnoun

(Christianity) An overseer of congregations: either any such overseer, generally speaking, or (in Eastern Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Anglicanism, etc.) an official in the church hierarchy (actively or nominally) governing a diocese, supervising the church's priests, deacons, and property in its territory.

Popenoun

The male head of some non-Christian religions

the Taoist pope.

Bishopnoun

A similar official or chief priest in another religion.

Popenoun

A person considered to have unquestioned authority

the pope of surrealism.

Bishopnoun

(obsolete) Any watchman, inspector, or overlooker.

Popenoun

An honorary title of the Roman Catholic bishop of Rome as father and head of his church, a sovereign of the Vatican city state.

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Bishopnoun

(obsolete) The holder of the Greek or Roman position of episcopus, supervisor over the public dole of grain, etc.

Popenoun

Any similarly absolute and 'infallible' authority.

Bishopnoun

The chief of the Festival of Fools or St. Nicholas Day.

Popenoun

(by extension) Any similar head of a religion.

Bishopnoun

(chess) The chess piece denoted ♗ or ♝ which moves along diagonal lines and developed from the shatranj alfil ("elephant") and was originally known as the aufil or archer in English.

Popenoun

(uncommon) A theocrat, a priest-king, including at first especially over the imaginary land of Prester John or now in figurative and alliterative uses.

Bishopnoun

Any of various African birds of the genus Euplectes; a kind of weaverbird closely related to the widowbirds.

Popenoun

(UK) An effigy of the pope traditionally burnt in Britain on Guy Fawkes' Day and occasionally at other times.

Bishopnoun

(dialectal) A ladybug or ladybird, beetles of the family Coccinellidae.

Popenoun

Pope Day, the present Guy Fawkes Day.

Bishopnoun

(alcoholic beverages‎) A sweet drink made from wine, usually with oranges, lemons, and sugar; mulled and spiced port.

Popenoun

(Coptic Church) An honorary title of the Coptic bishop of Alexandria as father and head of his church.

Bishopnoun

A bustle.

Popenoun

(Eastern Orthodoxy) An honorary title of the Orthodox bishop of Alexandria as father and head of his autocephalous church.

Bishopnoun

A children's smock or pinafore.

Popenoun

Any bishop of the early Christian church.

Bishopverb

(Christianity) To act as a bishop, to perform the duties of a bishop, especially to confirm another's membership in the church.

Popenoun

(Britain) The ruffe, a small Eurasian freshwater fish (Gymnocephalus cernua); others of its genus.

Bishopverb

To confirm (in its other senses).

Popenoun

The Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica).

Bishopverb

(Christianity) To make a bishop.

Popenoun

The painted bunting (Passerina ciris).

Bishopverb

To provide with bishops.

Popenoun

(rare) The red-cowled cardinal (Paroaria dominicana).

Bishopverb

To permit food (especially milk) to burn while cooking (from bishops' role in the inquisition or as mentioned in the quotation below, of horses).

Popenoun

(alcoholic beverages) Any mulled wine (traditionally including tokay) considered similar and superior to bishop.

Bishopverb

To make a horse seem younger, particularly by manipulation of its teeth.

Popenoun

(Russian Orthodoxy) nodot=11, a Russian Orthodox priest.

Bishopverb

To murder by drowning.

Popenoun

The whippoorwill (Caprimulgus vociferus).

Bishopnoun

a clergyman having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve apostles of Christ

Popenoun

The nighthawk (Chordeiles minor).

Bishopnoun

port wine mulled with oranges and cloves

Popeverb

To act as or like a pope.

Bishopnoun

(chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color

Popeverb

To convert to Roman Catholicism.

Popenoun

the head of the Roman Catholic Church

Popenoun

English poet and satirist (1688-1744)