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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]] use the word ''pope'' as a synonym for ''priest'', though when addressing a priest
Old Believers will usually call him ''babushka'' (''father'').