(1) The most powerful church leaders were the bishop of Rome, called the pope , in the West and the patriarch of Constantinople in the East.(2) All the media focus on Rome when a new pope is elected distorts the nature of the church itself.(3) ├ö├ç├┐The pope 's attitude has provoked much unhappiness on the Coptic street,├ö├ç├û Ishaq said.(4) The Catholic Church has the pope and prominent bishops.(5) In another case, hundreds of people have complained to the BBC about a comic animation series about the pope and the Roman Catholic Church, due to be broadcast next year.(6) Henry VIII was a Roman Catholic and the head of this church was the pope based in Rome.(7) The Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria is likewise designated by the non-biblical title of pope .(8) As such, it is also the cathedral church of the pope , who is the Bishop of Rome.(9) During his Rome visit, Teilhard had hoped to meet with the pope , Pius XII, but was unable to gain an audience.(10) Following his visit to Sinai the pope returned to Rome.(11) From the 1400s some Iraqi Nestorians accepted overtures from Rome and acknowledged the pope , becoming Catholics.(12) The pope has led Roman Catholics worldwide for the past 26 years, the third-longest papacy in history.(13) Certainly the pope and the church's cardinals and bishops must correct the mistakes of the past.(14) The fact of the matter is that historiography correctly proves that the early popes of the Roman Catholic Church were of African descent.(15) Expatriate artists and artisans, brought to Rome by provincial popes to celebrate their papacies in local styles, did not go home.(16) In the days following Giblets's glorious conquest of popedom many have wailed in ceaseless abject horror.