episcopate


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episcopate

1. the office, status, or term of office of a bishop
2. bishops collectively
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Turski also called for the "church hierarchy to immediately condemn and cut short this activity, leaving no doubt as to the position of the Episcopate on this matter" and went on to draw comparisons to Nazi Germany."In 1821, Heinrich Heine made a prophetic statement in his 'Almanzor' drama: 'when we start to burn books, we finish by burning people'," he wrote.
It was founded at the same time as the Oradea episcopate, and at the beginning it had its center in the castle of Tasnad.
The episcopate began and grew strongest in the Northeast, despite the fact that Anglicanism had a far longer history as the religious establishment of states further to the South.
"Whilst Bishop Nick's appointment is notable in the talents that he brings to the episcopate, it is wholly consistent and unexceptional in other regards given the testing of that call by those responsible for the selection
The activism of certain prominent new leaders of the American Church helped reestablish a direct line of communication between the national episcopate and the White House.
Salvadoran priests said that Romero began his episcopate as a conservative, but, after the assassination of a friend, Jesuit Fr.
The 150 years he considers witnessed the emergence and consolidation of the Anglican episcopate, its participation in political events, and significant challenges to the episcopacy over many decades.
Cairo, Rabi'II 19, 1435, Feb 19, 2014, SPA -- Saudi Ambassador to Egypt and Kingdom's permanent representative to the Arab League Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan met here today Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate .
Bishop Paul visited the palace in a break period from the debate on Ordination of Women to the Episcopate at the Church of England's general synod.
Bishop Paul made the brief visit to Buckingham Palace yesterday in a break period from the debate on the Ordination of Women to the Episcopate at the Church of England's general synod meeting happening this week in London.
To this end, Archbishop Agostino Marchetto, a former Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People and a distinguished scholar of Vatican II, has recently published a book entitled Papal Primacy and the Episcopate: From the First Millennium to the Second Ecumenical Vatican Council.
A spokesman for the Diocese of Liverpool said: "Our diocese has been a strong supporter of women's ministry and women in the episcopate and has the timescale for the legislation been different may well have been one of the first dioceses to have a woman bishop.