King of Kings and Lord of Lords

Grégoire XI Girolamo di Benvenuto

“The pope is the supreme judge of the law of the land….He is the vicegerent of Christ, and is not only a priest forever, but also King of kings and Lord of lords.”

(Source: La Civilta Cattolica, March 18, 1871 (quoted in “An Inside View of the Vatican Council” by Leonard Woosely Bacaon, p 229, American Tract Society edition))