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the Bishop of New York
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Inhumane and entirely unacceptable' Catholic bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference on Monday released a statement that also urges the federal government to keep migrant families together.
But for many, the moment belonged to The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, the presiding bishop of the American Episcopal Church, and the first African American to lead the church.
The reverend is part of the Episcopal Church of the United States and is the first black presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church.
The 65-year-old minister is the first African-American bishop of the Episcopal Church.
American Voices The wedding sermon was delivered by Bishop Curry, the first black presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, from Chicago.
Curry is the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, the first African-American to hold the post.
This is why the presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, will preach at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19.
Lewis’ case was re-examined after a 2002 gathering of Catholic bishops to discuss the then-burgeoning priest abuse scandal.
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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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: an official in some Christian religions who is ranked higher than a priest and who is usually in charge of church matters in a specific geographical area
: a piece in the game of chess that moves across the board at an angle
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