Suffragan Bishop

   An assistant Bishop appointed to help a diocesan Bishop.

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  • suffragan bishop — suffragan UK [ˈsʌfrəɡən] / US or suffragan bishop UK / US noun [countable] Word forms suffragan : singular suffragan plural suffragans a bishop who is chosen to help another bishop with a higher rank …   English dictionary

  • Suffragan bishop — A suffragan bishop is a bishop subordinate to a metropolitan bishop or diocesan bishop. Catholic Church :: Main article: Bishop (Catholic Church) In the Catholic Church this term is applied to all non metropolitan bishops (that is, diocesan… …   Wikipedia

  • suffragan bishop — Suffragan, assistant bishop …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • suffragan bishop — noun an assistant or subordinate bishop of a diocese • Syn: ↑suffragan • Hypernyms: ↑bishop …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suffragan Bishop — ♦ Usually refers to the deputy who fulfilled the diocesan bishop s spiritual functions, such as ordination, consecration, confirmation, etc. Also used to designate the diocesan bishops of a province who were subject to the archbishop. (Heath,… …   Medieval glossary

  • suffragan bishop —  Викарный епископ …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Anglican Suffragan Bishop in Europe — The Suffragan Bishop in Europe is the episcopal title given to a suffragan bishop in the Church of England Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe. The suffragan bishop assists the Diocesan Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe in overseeing the largest… …   Wikipedia

  • Bishop — • The title of an ecclesiastical dignitary who possesses the fullness of the priesthood to rule a diocese as its chief pastor, in due submission to the primacy of the pope Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bishop     Bishop …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • suffragan — UK [ˈsʌfrəɡən] / US or suffragan bishop UK / US noun [countable] Word forms suffragan : singular suffragan plural suffragans a bishop who is chosen to help another bishop with a higher rank …   English dictionary

  • Bishop of Nottingham — may refer to: * Bishop of Nottingham (Roman Catholic) * Anglican Bishop of Nottingham, former suffragan bishop title * Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, full diocesan bishop …   Wikipedia

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