The pope often appears in dreams as a substitute for the father, or as a personification of god. Also, click to see other meanings of this dream.Pope High religious authority who may be substituted for another religious person of high authorityPope 1. “Fatherly” guidance, usually spiritual. 2. Preoccupation with the service of others, a need to reassess independence. 3. Feelings of moral superiority, self-righteous attitude.