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archbishop

a bishop of the highest rank
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Here the Archbishop of Greenwich coughed a stately cough to attract the attention of three of his ministers present, and staring at them, seemed to say: 'I call upon you by your fealty to believe this
The Archbishop instantly ejected and excommunicated him; but the thing was done.
THE new Archbishop of Liverpool was being installed today at the RC Metropolitan Cathedral in a special Mass attended by three cardinals, five archbishops and 25 bishops.
Last November, Archbishop Hiltz and the four Canadian metropolitans, or regional archbishops, issued a pastoral statement that asked Archbishop Williams to address moves by Canadian dissidents to join a South American church province and minister illegitimately in Canada.
As you know, Bishop Henry's approach is shared by at least a dozen bishops and archbishops in the United States (2004 election), by Cardinals Arinze and Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict), lately too by Cardinal Cipriani of Peru and, no doubt, others.
As Archbishop Terence Finlay hoped (Archbishop weds lesbian couple, November Anglican Journal), I have reflected carefully on his decision to marry his lesbian friends--this, despite the fact that this is contrary to canon law, which apparently does not apply to archbishops, but only to more lowly clergy
These two men, who would influence their respective archbishops, were a contrast.
The letters were addressed to Archbishops Peter Akinola (Nigeria), Drexel Gomez (West Indies), Benjamin Nzimbi (Kenya) and Justice Akrofi (West Africa).
Augustine's Seminary in Toronto are paintings of the last five Toronto Archbishops.
Archbishops Peter Akinola (Nigeria), Benjamin Nzimbi (Kenya), Justice Akrofi (West Africa), and Gomez were to meet Nov 15 at The Falls, Va.
Apart from the first three Anglican archbishops of Cape Town, who presided over the formation of our church, all my other predecessors have taken on this role for a maximum of 10 years.
She was referring to the meeting of primates last February, at which the Anglican Communion's senior archbishops requested that the Canadian and U.