Followers, Clergy Tacking on 'Great' to the Pope's Name

Saint Mary's College history professor Brother Charles Hilken was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about attempts in the Catholic Church to unofficially change the pope's name from Pope John Paul II to John Paul the Great.

"The examples from antiquity happened by use and the pen of subsequent ecclesiastical writers," said Brother Charles Hilken, a history professor at St. Mary's College of California.

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