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Dropping “Patriarch of the West” and changing titles of Roman Basilicas to “Papal”

Under another entry I had mentioned the move made by Pope Benedict a few years ago to change the titles of Major Roman Basilica’s from "Patriarchal" Basilicas to "Papal" Basilicas.  He left aside his title "Patriarch of the West". Commentators … Read More

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