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an assistant or subordinate bishop of a diocese

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After his ordination as priest, he served in parishes in the diocese of Central Newfoundland and later, parishes in the diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, until his election as suffragan bishop.
It is one thing to repent of our sin, but another to turn around and go in the right direction," said Franklin Turner, retired suffragan bishop of the Pennsylvania diocese.
Dr John was in the headlines five years ago after he was forced to withdraw his acceptance of the post of suffragan Bishop of Reading following a storm of protest from conservatives in the Anglican Church.
The Rt Rev Catherine Roskam, Suffragan Bishop of New York, commenting on the Lambeth Conference
Due to the lack of support by suffragan bishops, the proposal of 1786 was not carried out.
After finishing his role as suffragan bishop of Bradwell, he moved to Coventry with his wife Marion, and his enthronement ceremony took place at Coventry Cathedral on September,18, 1976.
For Canon Mark Bryant, presently Archdeacon of Coventry, but soon to be Suffragan Bishop of Jarrow and assistant to the Bishop of Durham, is a keen follower of EastEnders and Coronation Street.
Cot, a former schoolteacher, was appointed suffragan or auxiliary bishop during a service in Matanzas and will be consecrated Jun.
Figures given to MPs by the Church Commissioners also show that the wage bill for the 110 senior diocesan, suffragan and full-time assistant bishops rose to a record pounds 4million.
One should add that canons are cathedral appointments and have nothing to do with archbishops and that Suffragan Bishops are not 'a sort of sub-bishop' but bishops in their own right who assist diocesan bishops.
Jane Holmes Dixon, suffragan bishop of the Episcopal Diocese in Washington, D.
Talton, the suffragan, or assistant bishop, of the Los Angeles diocese, at the 10 a.
A suffragan bishop is assistant to the bishop, but will not be promoted to the higher office upon the bishop's resignation without an election.
Harris, Retired Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Presiding Prelate, Thirteenth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church.
We're pretty excited about that," said Suffragan Bishop Darren McCartney, who oversees the eastern regions of the diocese of the Arctic.