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'''Pope''' is a title of honor, meaning "
papa" in Greek, given to the [[primate|primatial bishop]] of the [[Church of Alexandria ]]. The title was also used historically by the pre-[[Great Schism|schism]] [[Church of Rome]] ( and its modern descendent, the [[Roman Catholic Church]]) and continues to be used by the [[Oriental Orthodox]] [[Church of Alexandria (Coptic)|Coptic Orthodox Church]]. The Eastern Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria holds the title of Pope, but usually uses [[Patriarch]].