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episcopal

of, denoting, governed by, or relating to a bishop or bishops
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D'Artagnan and Porthos walked straight up to the episcopal palace, which was surrounded by a numerous crowd anxious to see the prelate return.
A small and humble dwelling was prepared for his family, and the divine had made his appearance in the place but a few days previously to the time of his introduction to the reader, As his forms were entirely new to most of the inhabitants, and a clergyman of another denomination had previously occupied the field, by engaging the academy, the first Sunday after his arrival was allowed to pass in silence; but now that his rival had passed on, like a meteor filling the air with the light of his wisdom, Richard was empowered to give notice that “Public worship, after the forms of the Protestant Episcopal Church, would be held on the night before Christmas, in the long room of the academy in Templeton, by the Rev.
"And do you mean seriously to say you are not tired of Belle-Isle a little, and that you would not prefer the comforts of your dwelling - of your episcopal palace, at Vannes?
Conservative at the outset, Henry even attacked Luther in a pamphlet, which won from the Pope for himself and his successors the title 'Defender of the Faith.' But when the Pope finally refused Henry's demand for the divorce from Katharine of Spain, which would make possible a marriage with Anne Boleyn, Henry angrily threw off the papal authority and declared himself the Supreme Head of the Church in England, thus establishing the separate English (Anglican, Episcopal) church.
In like manner this poor woman trembled lest she should see on the lips of Monsieur de Troisville a smile of contempt for this episcopal salon; she dreaded the cold look he might cast over that ancient dining-room; in short, she feared the frame might injure and age the portrait.
Charles Episcopal Church is pleased to welcome the Rev.
Among the newly elected officers of CBCP are: Libmanan Bishop Jose Rojas of the Episcopal Commission on Doctrine of the Faith; Naval Bishop Rex Ramirez of the Episcopal Commission on Heath Care; Bontoc-Lagawe Bishop Valentin Dimoc of the Episcopal Commission on Indigenous Peoples; Marawi Bishop Edwin de la Pena of the Episcopal Commission on Inter-religious Dialogue; Boac Bishop Marcelino Maralit Jr.
Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas is the new head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Seminaries.
The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church (TEC) unanimously approved a resolution to admit the Cuban church into TEC on July 10.
The Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Church in South Carolina have petitioned the 1st Circuit Court of Common Pleas to order a full accounting of all assets held by the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of South Carolina.
El libro del profesor de la Universidad Pontificia Gregoriana (Roma) se centra en la realizacion practica de la sinodalidad episcopal. Como es sabido, el Vaticano II establecio los principios doctrinales sobre el Colegio episcopal como sujeto tambien de la autoridad suprema en la Iglesia junto con el Papa.
Luke's Episcopal Church in conjunction with faith-based leaders, 15th Street Presbyterian Church and Foundry Methodist Church will host a three-day community festival.