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(Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop

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The widower then finding Mrs General both inconvenient and expensive, became of a sudden almost as much affected by her merits as the archdeacon had been, and circulated such praises of her surpassing worth, in all quarters where he thought an opportunity might arise of transferring the blessing to somebody else, that Mrs General was a name more honourable than ever.
A FORMER County Durham archdeacon has denied a string of historic sex offences dating back to the 1970s and 1980s.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a former archdeacon of Liverpool.
The wedding ceremony was performed by Archdeacon of St Davids the Venerable Dennis Wight.
The Venerable Paul Ferguson - formerly Archdeacon of Cleveland - met staff at the Holy Trinity Church Foodbank in North Ormesby as they prepared the latest food items for distribution.
THE MOST senior woman in the Diocese of St Asaph - the Venerable Shirley Griffiths, Archdeacon of Wrexham - will retire at the end of December.
The Archdeacon of Margam and priest-in-charge of Ewenny, Philip Morris, will greet the Prince and show him around the church which was built in 1126.
The former executive archdeacon of the Anglican diocese of Brandon was arraigned on fraud charges April 8 after he allegedly used a diocesan business credit card for personal expenses "in excess" of $190,000.
A NEW Archdeacon has been appointed for Coventry and Warwickshire.
HUDDERSFIELD Parish Church welcomed the New Archdeacon of Halifax into the area.
Aside from caring for his practically non-existent flock, he must also contend with local crackhead Mick, alcoholic lost-soul Colin, scheming MPs and a sinister Archdeacon.
A FORMER Midland vicar who claims he was forced out of his parish told the Archdeacon that he was given 'a poisoned chalice' when he took up his post, an employment tribunal heard.
THE Venerable Chris Potter has officially started in his new role as Archdeacon of St Asaph after serving for 10 years as Dean of the Cathedral.
CLYDE goal hero Mark Archdeacon admits he was thrilled to prove a point against his former employers.
Church leaders have paid tribute to the work of the Archdeacon of Walsall, the Venerable Bob Jackson.