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the Bishop of New York
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The bishops represent the vocalist’s demons, and the protective yellow seen in the music video provides him a sliver of hope.
The bishop believes a just immigration policy, acceptable to most Republicans and Democrats, is possible.
Not only did his words stay with those who heard them, but the royal couple’s love has stuck with the bishop.
As the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby is the most senior bishop in the church of England and the symbolic head of the Anglican faith.
The bishops called for House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican lawmakers to reprimand Sessions.
The bishops withdrew from the talks, in effect ending them.
The bishop took pains to describe his activism as non-partisan, declining to criticize President Donald Trump by name.
Royal wedding watchers celebrated the inclusion of a black gospel choir, the bishop who quoted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and, of course, Markle's biracial background as signs of a new era for the royals.
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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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