Bishop, the

Bishop, the

dying in a delirium, he speaks of pomp and luxury rather than salvation. [Br. Poetry: Browning “The Bishop Orders His Tomb”]
See: Irony
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In his first diocese as bishop, the Yukon, he established the Bishop's School for Native Ministry, which provided education and training for indigenous people wanting to work in ministry.
The first model says that in the event that General Synod approves a resolution allowing dioceses to exercise a "local option" on the matter of same-sex blessings, and if a diocesan synod passes a resolution permitting the blessings, then, "dissenting and distressed parishes would be given the option of being placed in trust by the diocesan bishop." An outside metropolitan (senior bishop of a church province) sympathetic to the dissenting parishes would act as their advocate but the metropolitan of their province would name the AEO bishop, the task force said.