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archbishop

a bishop of the highest rank
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New Zealand's Archbishop of Wellington John Atcherley Dew, 66, will be the country's first voting cardinal in decades, while Bishop Soane Patita Paini Mafi of Tonga skips becoming an archbishop and has proceeded to become a cardinal.
The Most Rev Mahon, former Bishop of Nottingham, then actually becomes Archbishop of Liverpool when the Apostolic Mandate of Appointment from the Vatican is read by the Chancellor of the Archdiocese, Rev Aidan Prescott.
Matthew's Cathedral calling on Archbishop Wuerl to excommunicate "Catholic" Nancy Pelosi for the scandal caused by her support of child-killing by abortion and her defiance of Church teaching.
Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, 67, archbishop of Milan, does not stand a chance in this company -- although he was at the top of the list of European bishops in the election for the synod council.
16 message, Archbishop Williams, the titular head of the Anglican Communion, called Archbishop Hiltz' letter "very helpful, clear and eirenic (concerning theology aimed at religious unity).
Mahony and two of his doctors said the archbishop can thank an early diagnosis for a good chance of attaining the average healthy man's life expectancy.
The former archbishop will be present at the unveiling at the city's Metropolitan Cathedral, along with Bishop Tom Williams, who has been in charge of the Archdiocese while a permanent successor was found.
The Canadian bishops' pastoral letter of last April, which permits celebration of a gay couple's relationship through a eucharist or prayers, but forbids a nuptial blessing or marriage, was seen by Archbishop Williams "as a model that he hoped others might consider," since it contains the theme of pastoral generosity, said Archbishop Hiltz.
5 million, although active membership may be considerably lower - Spyridon has the daunting task of stepping into the shoes of Archbishop Iakovos, who retired in July after leading the church for 37 years and establishing Orthodoxy as an important force in American religious life.
A spokesman for the Catholic Archdiocese said it was not known at this stage if the Archbishop would be well enough to officiate at this year's Christmas events at the city's Metropolitan cathedral, including Midnight Mass.
The archbishop blamed a combination of family breakup and parents' excessive reliance on props such as computers and television, effectively allowing youngsters to get lonely and lost in their own worlds.
It is fine that Archbishop Finlay could bless this marriage; unfortunately he should not have tried to do it in God's name.