auxiliary bishop

auxiliary bishop
noun see auxiliary II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Auxiliary Bishop — • A bishop deputed to a diocesan who, capable of governing and administering his diocese, is unable to perform the pontifical functions; or whose diocese is so extensive that it requires the labors of more than one; or whose episcopal see has… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Auxiliary bishop — An auxiliary bishop, in the Roman Catholic Church, is an additional bishop assigned to a diocese because the diocesan bishop is unable to perform his functions, the diocese is so extensive that it requires more than one bishop to administer, or… …   Wikipedia

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  • Bishop — • The title of an ecclesiastical dignitary who possesses the fullness of the priesthood to rule a diocese as its chief pastor, in due submission to the primacy of the pope Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bishop     Bishop …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • auxiliary — auxiliary, subsidiary, accessory, contributory, subservient, ancillary, adjuvant mean supplying aid or support. Auxiliary may imply subordinate rank or position {an auxiliary organization} {an auxiliary bishop} {the conclusion that the humanistic …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Bishop — A bishop is an ordained or consecrated member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. The office of bishop is one of the three ministerial offices within Christianity, the other two being… …   Wikipedia

  • Bishop of Roscrea — Christianity portal The Bishop of Roscrea (Irish: Easpuig Ros Cré) was an episcopal title which took its name after the town of Roscrea in County Tipperary, Ireland. Roscrea monastery was founded by …   Wikipedia

  • Bishop (Catholic Church) — In the Catholic Church, a Bishop is an ordained minister who holds the fullness of the priesthood. Diocesan bishops, known as Eparchs in the Eastern Catholic Churches, are assigned to govern local regions within the Church known as dioceses in… …   Wikipedia

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