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the Bishop of New York
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Kensington Palace announced today that the two have invited The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, to deliver the address at their wedding.
Davenport serves as the synod’s director of evangelical mission and as an assistant to the bishop.
The bishop of Dallas' Roman Catholic Diocese has told hundreds of mourners that a slain Dallas police officer was a man of character and discipline who put his family first.
The current bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, Nelson Perez, is a vocal advocate on embracing immigrants.
The arrest stunned the Bridgeport Diocese where Wallin had been the personal secretary to bishops Walter Curtis and Edward Egan.
The letter, to the bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Chile, follows a report the Pope received March 20 detailing interviews with 64 people affected by the scandal.
The Right Reverend Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, bishop of the 5th District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will be the service preacher.
Francis’s strong defense of a bishop now at the heart of Chile’s scandal has been one of the worst blunders of his papacy, calling into question his commitment to fighting abuse and coverups.
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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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