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Vicar of Christ

[ vik-er uhv krahyst ]

noun

, Roman Catholic Church.
  1. the pope, with reference to his claim to stand in the place of Jesus Christ and possess His authority in the church.


Vicar of Christ

noun

  1. RC Church the Pope when regarded as Christ's earthly representative


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Vicar of Christ1

First recorded in 1475–85

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