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Synonyms for prelate

a senior clergyman and dignitary

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Rayappa who hails from a diocese in Andhra Pradesh said, "This attack on the Bishop is nothing but to teach him a lesson that the higher castes must always have a say on important diocesan matters, transfers and financial transactions, and that the prelate must listen to them because he is from a Dalit community.
Further all cinema halls in Kandy District will be closed as a expression of condolence over the demise of the chief Prelate of the Asgiriya Chapter.
The Prelate was next challenged that his rhetoric on political matters is often incendiary, and that he tends to divide people into patriots and traitors, for example by adopting Tassos Papadopoulos' claim that some people were paid off to support the Annan Plan in 2003.
All we did was pray," the 52-year old prelate added.
Burke, an icon of conservative Catholics, is best known as the prelate who announced in 2004 that he would deny Holy Communion to Sen.
In the advent of an episcopal opening, bishops in Pre-Petrine Russia convened in Moscow, where each prelate proposed a candidate from his diocese.
Uninterested in family planning, no matter how handled, the wily prelate plays his trump card: we don't need to reduce population growth; just redistribute resources.
Bishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, will lead the congregation in remembrance and prayer.
The Legaspi prelate also took the opportunity to make an appeal for help to the bishops.
This man is using the resources given to him very well to develop the state' the Prelate said.
The prelate spoke from the village of Ferzol where he was welcomed by members of the city council and the notables of the region.
The Prelate said he had full confidence in the abilities of the President and the Prime Minister to resolve the problems confronting the people.
The last four sisters living at the convent in Prelate moved to Saskatoon.
Soon other crucifixes, rosaries and a big statue of Mary in the house began to bleed," the prelate narrated.
The straight-talking Prelate made the hard-hitting remarks after being asked to clarify an interview with online publication Kathimerini, published over the Christmas weekend, in which he admitted to espousing many of the ideas of the nationalist group ELAM (National People's Front).