i disagree Jesus is the head.
18 And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Acts Of Apostles 9
4 And falling on the ground, he heard a voice saying to him: Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
Acts Of Apostles 8
3 But Saul made havock of the church, entering in from house to house, and dragging away men and women, committed them to prison
as for explict examples all those were abandoned by the protestants during the de/reformation, i’m not sure if anyone bothered to keep a list. it’s just what the Holy Spirit has guided the Church thru the last couple thousand years.