Sunday, May 21, 2006
The Other Bishop of Rome?
I'm used to hearing 'Bishop of Rome' used as a way of referring to the pope by denominations which don't want to concede that the pope is the pope. However, I find myself wondering, irrelevently, if there are other bishops of Rome. Is there an Anglican/Episcopal bishop of Rome? An Eastern Orthodox metropolican in Rome? It must be an oddly second string existence, but is seems likely that someone has a bishop of Rome other than the Catholic Church.