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Crossword Puzzle: Pope / Papacy   [Answers] 

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Instructions: Print, then complete. Note: Omit spaces and punctuation.

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Across

2. Basilica of St. John ___ (patriarchal basilica of the Roman Pontiff)

3. ___ of St. Peter

4. Sovereign ___

6. A rescript drawn up and issued by the pope on his own initiative

8. Triple ___

10. Belonging to the pope

12. Pope may speak ___

15. Military force

17. Papal document

19. Proceeding that elects a new pope

21. Sancta Sedes

23. Pope Gregory XI ended the ___ Papacy

25. One claiming to be pope in opposition to a true pope canonically elected

26. ___ of Peter

27. Lateran ___ (created separate Vatican City State)

28. Threefold power/authority of teaching, sanctifying, and ___

Down

1. Possessor of the ___ to the kingdom of heaven

3. Synonym for papal interregnum

4. St. ___ (First Pope)

5. Bishop of ___

7. The term 'pope' is derived from the Greek ___

9. Vatican ___ ___ (location of the Vatican)

10. The most solemn and weighty form of papal letter

11. Highest authority in the Church

13. St. Peter's ___ (built over the tomb of St. Peter)

14. Matthew, chapter ___ (institution of the papacy)

16. Papal ___ (Divine assistance / protection from error)

18. Preserve ___

20. Sedia ___ (portable papal throne)

22. Office of the pope

24. ___ of Christ

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