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the Bishop of New York
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But victim’s groups say the Vatican and the pope have not gone far enough, particularly in making bishops accountable for covering up or mishandling cases of child abuse.
When the police came to pick up the young man on Sept. 9, the bishop refused to hand him over
Noravank Monastery, Areni Noravank was built in the 13th century as a home for bishops as well as a prince’s tomb.
Lutherans don’t agree with the Catholic Church on the authority of the pope or the way their churches should be governed by bishops.
Her pleas for help to Toledo's bishop were ignored.
Under the guidance of Metropolitan Amvrosios of Kalavryta, a fiery conservative Orthodox bishop, clerics in his diocese decided that starting Sunday church bells are to ring every day, through Saturday, at noon for three minutes.
In thinking about evil, the Christian author and philosopher at Calvin College in Michigan draws on St. Augustine, a 4th-century bishop who wedded biblical Christianity and classical philosophy.
If God had spoken to them directly through his word, what was there to fear from kings and bishops?
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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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