The term comes from the Latin word sedes, for “seat,” and refers to the location of a bishop’s office and authority. Literally, where the A person holding the ecclesiastical office that exerciseds authority over the laity and priests in a geographical area called a “diocese” where th... more sits in judgment or officiates. The see of Rome, also referred to as the Apostolic see, refers to the The office of pope in the Roman Catholic Church which is the highest office in its hierarchical structure. because according to Roman Catholic This word comes from a Latin term meaning “to hand down,” that originally referred to the teaching of the apostles as handed down in the churches ... more, the first The Roman Catholic bishop of Rome who is regarded as the successor of the chief apostle, Peter, and as the Vicar of Christ is the holder of the Aposto... more or A person holding the ecclesiastical office that exerciseds authority over the laity and priests in a geographical area called a “diocese” where th... more of Rome was the apostle Peter (c. A.D. 1–65) was a Jewish fisherman, chosen by Jesus to be one of his 12 Apostles. Peter was a critical witness to many events in Jesus’ l... more. See is a Latin word derived from the Greek word for “chair,” and is used to refer to the seat of a bishop’s authority. Consequently, the home church... more.