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Synonyms for coadjutor

a person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities

Words related to coadjutor

an assistant to a bishop

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Auxiliary bishops were sometimes appointed to assist ailing bishops, but it was more usual for a coadjutor bishop to be appointed, especially in what the canon law candidly described as cases of diocesans who were 'impeded from performance of their Episcopal duties by old age, or bodily infirmity, or sickness, protracted and incurable, such as loss of speech, blindness, paralysis, and insanity'.
He was made Coadjutor bishop of Menevia and became bishop in 1983 after Langton Fox retired.
In 2003 the Holy See appointed the current coadjutor bishop for the Macau diocese.
Vera was previously coadjutor bishop in the diocese of San Cristobal de las Casas, which at that time was under the direction of Bishop Samuel Ruiz.
MAY 2004--Bishop Thomas Wenski, the coadjutor bishop of Orlando, Fla.
Bishop Arthur Roche, Coadjutor Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Leeds, then gave an address.
In 1989 he was appointed the Bishop of Camden, and in February 1999, he was installed as Coadjutor Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York.
The Holy See, however, named a coadjutor bishop with full powers alongside Bishop Ruiz.
On June 2, 2000 he was appointed as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Austin and became the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Austin on January 2, 2001.
Johnson has requested the election of a coadjutor bishop for the diocese next year, and plans to step down from his role as the metropolitan of Ontario at the next provincial synod, which will take place in October 2018.
30, 1956 in Manila and was appointed Coadjutor bishop of Malolos on Aug.
diocese, where Vasa was bishop from 2000 until being appointed Santa Rosa coadjutor bishop in January 2011.
The Coadjutor Bishop of Sambir explained that "young men are attracted to the priesthood because of the examples they see of living a challenging vocation" He gave, as an example, the life of Blessed Omelian Kovch, a Ukrainian diocesan priest who remained with Jewish prisoners in a concentration camp in Poland and was killed there with them in 1944.
A new Coadjutor Bishop for the Macau Diocese was appointed by the Holy See in 2003.
For the last 18 months he has been the Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese - which covers West Yorkshire - but has now taken over from Bishop David Konstant, who is ill.