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episcopal

of, denoting, governed by, or relating to a bishop or bishops
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Mark's Episcopal Church in Keansburg opened its parish hall the day after the storm so volunteers could make sandwiches and offer food in spite of the power being out.
After Bishop Jefferts Schori was elected at the Episcopal Church's General Convention last June, the dissenting dioceses asked the Archbishop of Canterbury for "alternative primatial oversight.
But a legal fight with the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles could result from the split and the ownership of the buildings, Poch said.
According to Louie Crew, an English professor at New Jersey's Rutgers University and the founder of the gay Episcopal group Integrity, African dioceses are traditionally more conservative because of their historical ties to the evangelical churches that introduced the continent to Anglicanism in the 19th century.
Galeone, who had originally offered the use of a Catholic parish because none of the local Episcopal churches are large enough to house the event, said in a statement, "Many of my people would be deeply offended to learn that an Episcopal bishop who holds a position radically opposed to what both the Catholic Church and scripture teach about homosexuality is using one of our facilities.
The Roman newspaper II Messaggero said the cardinals will study the Petrine ministry with the Pope, that is, the role and functions of the primacy of the Bishop of Rome, as well as episcopal collegiality, namely, the ministry of bishops united among themselves and in communion with the Pontiff.
It comes as no surprise that episcopal nominations were patronage driven for the entire period under study, but Bergin nuances this picture by showing that there were significant changes in the way this patronage was used.
Luke's, CHI will contribute more than $1 billion to create a new Episcopal Health Foundation, which will focus on the unmet health needs of the area's underserved population.
In a statement, Dean Peter Elliott, who is acting bishop until Bishop Michael Ingham returns from a sabbatical in December, noted that the episcopal oversight plan supported by the panel was one developed by the Canadian house of bishops in 2004.
A parish members survey revealed the top five talents they wanted in a new pastor: soul-stirring preaching, spiritual guidance, pastoral care, church growth skills and a heartfelt approach to their cherished Episcopal liturgy.
But on November 29 the church will distinguish itself again: Roulette, 36, and his partner, Charles Allen III, 50, will have what is believed to be the first holy union officially sanctioned by a bishop and church board in an African-American Episcopal congregation.