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the Bishop of New York
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Alaina, 14, was confirmed dead by the bishop of the Coral Springs Ward, according to The Daily Beast.
According to his equally dodgy legend, Terni’s bishop got into a situation like the other Valentinus by debating a potential convert and afterward healing his son.
Days later, at a candlelight vigil that drew hundreds of mourners to the crime scene, a local Christian bishop denounced the practice of voodoo, to cheers from the crowd.
The bishop of Lourdes, Nicolas Brouwet announced the declaration during Mass at the shrine’s basilica.
Francis appointed Barros a bishop despite objections from local clergy and laity.
The Barros affair first caused shockwaves in January 2015 when Francis appointed him bishop of Osorno, Chile, over the objections of the leadership of Chile’s bishops’ conference and many local priests and laity.
Shori is serving a nine-year term, which began in 2006, as presiding bishop.
According to the Vatican yearbook, the Annuario Pontificio, Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo turned 75, the normal retirement age for bishops, last September 8.
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The Old English word bisceop, from which we get our English word bishop, comes from the Latin word episcopus. Like many other Latin words connected with religion and the church, this was borrowed from Greek, the language in which the New Testament was written. The Greek word episkopos, meaning “overseer,” was first used for officials in government, and later came to be used for church leaders. In the Bible, bishop and priest were used to identify the same thing. It was much later when a bishop became overseer of a large district, or diocese.
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