The Pope is the Bishop of Rome a position that makes him the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. The office of the pope is known as the Papacy. His ecclesiastical jurisdiction is often called the “Holy See” (Sancta Sedes in Latin), or the “Apostolic See” based upon the Church tradition that the Apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul were martyred in Rome. The pope is also head of state of Vatican City State, a sovereign city-state entirely enclaved within the city of Rome. Early popes helped to spread Christianity and resolve doctrinal disputes, early Roman bishops were the Successor or delegates of Saint Simon Peter.
Simon Peter is venerated in multiple churches and regarded as the first Pope by the Roman Catholic Church. According to New Testament accounts, he was one of Twelve Apostles, chosen by Jesus from his first disciples. He is founder Antioch Patriarch, Pope in the Catholic. The Protestant churches oppose against the succession of the Pope.
In total Five Archbishop seat Rome, Antioch, Jerusalem, Constantinople, Alexandria, The Roman bishops shows the dominance of these.
Ioannes Paulus I(Giovanni Paolo, John Paul I)
Ioannes Paulus I(Giovanni Paolo, John Paul II)
The current office-holder is Pope Benedict XVI, who was elected in a papal conclave on 19 April 2005