episcopate


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the term of office of a bishop

the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

the collective body of bishops

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the office and dignity of a bishop

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Crociata in his new statement expressed joy and gratitude of the episcopate and the whole of the Italian Church in the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the successor of Peter.
DAMASCUS, (SANA) -- President Bashar al-Assad sent on Sunday a cable of condolences to Head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of Egypt, Field Marshal Mohammad Hussein Tantawi, over the death of Pope Shenouda III, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate.
The Polish Episcopate has demanded to know why TV Trwam was denied the license.
This will be his second trip to Latin America after he traveled to Brazil in 2007 to preside over the General Conference of the Latin American Episcopate.
The Bishop of Wakefield, the Right Rev Stephen Platten, said: "The diocese has given a clear indication of its desire to see women ordained to the episcopate while wanting to make provision for those who in conscience cannot accept such a development".
In 1997 he was elected by the Patriarchal Assembly of Lebanon as Head of the Episcopate Commission for Family Affairs in Lebanon.
CAIRO: Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate Pope Shenouda III returned to Egypt after receiving a host of medical examinations in the US since his first appointment last week in the Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Ohio.
Women have been ordained in Finland since 1986, but while some, including Askola, have been nominated for the episcopate, none made it to the final balloting.
While it announces the editors' intention to provide the first generalized study of the episcopate in this period, the book as a whole offers a fairly impressionistic survey, and most chapters are themselves highly specialized studies of individual bishops, including Gerard of Cambrai-Arras and Wulfstan, Archbishop of Canterbury during the reign of AEthelwold II (the 'Unready').
The Bishop conveyed to the Ruler greetings from Anba Shenouda III, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate, on the occasion of Eid Al Adha and the 38th National Day celebrations of the UAE.
The turning point had been Mary I's reign, the episcopate of Hugh Curwen and the influence of Lord Deputy St Leger.
The second episode was the sad end to Neill's five-year episcopate.
Matthews, who was recently selected Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand, noted that "the Anglican communion has had women in the episcopate for about 20 years.
At a conference of the Episcopate of Poland, the Pontiff listened to the problems of the church.
In 1638, too, Jones's handsome Classical screen was erected in Winchester Cathedral during the Episcopate (1632-47) of Walter Curl, largely at the desire of the King, prompted by Archbishop Laud: it contained bronze statues by Le Sueur of the first two Stuart Kings (they can be seen in the Cathedral today) set in niches on either side of a centrepiece reminiscent of Serlio's drawing of the Arco dei Gavi in Verona.