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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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Harris, Retired Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts; and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington, D.
Jude's Cathedral is a house of worship and a community hub, says Arctic Suffragan Bishop Darren McCartney.
As a metropolitan See, its suffragan territories are the dioceses of Iligan, Pagadian and Dipolog, and the prelature of Marawi.
The Holy Mass will be concelebrated by over 100 other priests and bishops from the suffragan dioceses of Leyte and Samar.
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.
He retires on August 31, and Suffragan Bishop Mark Bryant, Bishop of Jarrow, will take his place until a new Bishop is chosen and ordained by the Crown Appointments Commission.
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.
Mark Handley Andrus, 49, the suffragan (assistant) bishop of Birmingham, Alc.
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