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Definition of Antipope

Antipope
Antipope An"ti*pope, n. One who is elected, or claims to be, pope in opposition to the pope canonically chosen; esp. applied to those popes who resided at Avignon during the Great Schism.

Meaning of Antipope from wikipedia

- An antipope (Latin: antipapa) is a person who, in opposition to the legitimately elected pope, makes a significant attempt to occupy the position of Bishop...
- Supreme Pontiffs of Rome), excluding those that are explicitly indicated as antipopes. Published every year by the Roman Curia, the Annuario Pontificio no longer...
- The Antipope is a comic fantasy novel by the British author Robert Rankin. It is Rankin's first novel, and the first book in the Brentford Trilogy (which...
- was a traditionalist schismatic Roman Catholic priest and a modern-day antipope. He was the head of the "True Catholic Church", a small conclavist group...
- Antipope Paschal III (or Paschal III) (c. 1110 – 20 September 1168) was a 12th-century clergyman who, from 1164 to 1168, was the second antipope to challenge...
- December 1419) was Pisan antipope John XXIII (1410–1415) during the Western Schism. The Catholic Church regards him as an antipope, as he opposed Pope Gregory...
- Avignon-based antipopes were: Clement VII: 1378–1394 Benedict XIII: 1394–1423 (expelled from Avignon in 1403) Benedict XIII was succeeded by three antipopes, who...
- Antipope John may refer to: Antipope John VIII (844), in opposition to Pope Sergius II Antipope John XVI (997–998), in opposition to Pope Gregory V Antipope...
- After the death of Pope Leo IV in 855 this Anastasius was elected as Antipope by the imperial party, but the rightfully elected Pope Benedict III gained...
- Two antipopes used the regnal name Victor IV: Antipope Victor IV (1138) Antipope Victor IV (1159–1164) (1095–1164) This disambiguation page lists articles...