Holy Father

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Holy Father

n.
1. Roman Catholic Church Used as a title and form of address for the pope.
2. Christianity Used as a form of address for God.

Holy Father

n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a title of the pope

Ho′ly Fa′ther


n.
a title of the pope.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Holy Father - the head of the Roman Catholic ChurchHoly Father - the head of the Roman Catholic Church
papacy, pontificate - the government of the Roman Catholic Church
spiritual leader - a leader in religious or sacred affairs
Catholic - a member of a Catholic church
antipope - someone who is elected pope in opposition to another person who is held to be canonically elected; "the antipopes resided in Avignon during the Great Schism"
Translations
Pyhä Isä

Holy Father

n the Holy Fatheril Santo Padre