Catholicos

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Catholicos

(kəˈθɒlɪkɒs)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) the patriarch of the Armenian Church
[C17: from Greek katholikos; see catholic]
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Noun1.Catholicos - the ecclesiastical title of the leaders of the Nestorian and Armenian churches
spiritual leader - a leader in religious or sacred affairs
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Desde o seculo XVII os catholicoi da Igreja Albanesa se instalaram no templo de Khatchen.
Paulose II, who was installed as the head of the 2000-year old church in 2010, is the eighth Catholicos since the Catholicate of the East was relocated to India, and 91st Catholicos in the lineage of Catholicoi of the East in the apostolic throne of St Thomas.
1, writes that apart from the institution of the Church, it was the succession of catholicoi (patriarchs of the Armenian Church) from the Pahlawuni house that provided a sense of continuity during the Middle Ages, even with the occasional anti-catholicos.