catholicos catholicos

Definition(s):

  • (n) the ecclesiastical title of the leaders of the Nestorian and Armenian churches

Usage(s):

  • Churchmen with such polyglot titles as archbishop, archimandrite, catholicos, exarch, moderator, pfarrer, priest, minister, pasteur, professor and elder will worship and confer .

Quotes

  1. "I count it a great blessing", said the Pope in his address, "to have met in this past year with the Catholicos and Supreme Patriarch of All Armenians Karekin II and with the Catholicos of Cilicia Aram I. Their visits to the Holy See, and the...
    on May 15, 2009 By: Pope Paul VI Source: The Catholic Spirit

  2. "I held a telephone conversation with the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia and this conversation gave me strength," Patarkatsishvili said. "I have decided to run for the president."
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Badri Patarkatsishvili Source: RIA Novosti

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