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suffragan

a. (of any bishop of a diocese) subordinate to and assisting his superior archbishop or metropolitan
b. (of any assistant bishop) having the duty of assisting the bishop of the diocese to which he is appointed but having no ordinary jurisdiction in that diocese
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Church members and clergy of the largest Anglican diocese in the world, the Arctic, chose 62-year-old Paul Idlout of Cape Dorset, N.W.T., as their suffragan bishop last month.
The Rt Rev Libby Lane, 52, has been suffragan bishop of Stockport since 2015.
"In the hearts of the people of Latin America, Romero was already considered a saint," one of the delegation, the suffragan bishop in Europe, David Hamid, blogged after the event.
Lazo will also become the metropolitan bishop of the suffragan dioceses within the ecclesiastical province of Jaro, which covers the dioceses of Bacolod, San Jose de Antique, San Carlos and Kabankalan.
Under the scheme, there will be a new bishop, the Bishop of Leeds, with two new suffragan, or area bishops, of Bradford and Huddersfield.
With many blessings for a peaceful and joyful Christmas, Bishop Richard Blackburn, Suffragan Bishop of Liverpool and Bishop of Warrington
THE Rt Rev Richard Blackburn, Suffragan Bishop of Liverpool and Bishop of Warrington, held his first business lunch in the city yesterday.
ANDERSON, SK BISHOP SUFFRAGAN, CANA (CONVOCATION OF ANGLICANS IN NORTH AMERICA)
The ceremony will be held at Worcester Cathedral from 4pm when the post will be handed temporarily to the Suffragan Bishop of Dudley, the Rt Rev David Walker.
Canon Mark Bryant, at present Archdeacon of Coventry, but soon to be Suffragan Bishop of Jarrow and assistant to the Bishop of Durham, is a keen follower of EastEnders and Coronation Street.
Dr Oliver Schuegraf, the community's co-ordinator, and Suffragan Bishop of Warwick, the Rt Revd John Stroyan, made the presentation at a special service in Manhattan
DIVISIONS within the Church of England were widening yesterday after the appointment of a gay row clergyman as the new Suffragan Bishop of Reading.