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2/20/13 at 11:20 PM 0 Comments

How the Pope Selection Process Works (VIDEO)

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The Catholic Church has an episcopal form of church governance which means the bishop is the main authority figure.

According to Theopia, an online encyclopedia covering religion, "There are basically three types of church government that have developed in the various Christian denominations: the episcopal, the presbyterian, and the congregational."

This episcopal form of government plays a role in how the next pope will be selected. This video by C. G. P. Grey explains the election process.

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