'''Pope''' is a title of honor, meaning
''papa '' or ''father '' 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]] .
[[Old Believers]] seem to use the word "pope" as a synonym for priest.
*The current Orthodox Pope of Alexandria is [[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria|Theodoros II]].
*The current [[Church of Alexandria (Coptic)|Coptic Orthodox]] Pope of Alexandria is [[Shenouda III (Gayyid) of Alexandria|Shenouda III]].
*The current [[ Roman Catholic Church|Roman Catholic]] Pope of Rome is [[Benedict XVI of Rome|Benedict XVI]].