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ARCHBISHOP, eccl. law. The chief of the clergy of a whole province. He has the, inspection of the bishops of that province, as well as of the inferior clergy, and may deprive them on notorious cause. The archbishop has also his own diocese, in which he exercises, episcopal jurisdiction, as in his province he exercises archiepiscopal authority. 1 Bl. Com. 380; L. Raym. 541; Code, 1, 2.

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The Archbishop instantly ejected and excommunicated him; but the thing was done.
The non-voters (over the age of 80) are Archbishop Luigi De Magistris (Italy), Archbishop Karl-Joseph Rauber (Germany), Bishop emeritus Julio Duarte Langa (Mozambique), Archbishop Jose de Jesus Pimiento Rodriguez (Colombia) and Archbishop emeritus Luis Hector Villaba (Argentina).
The Solemn Mass of Installation of the Most Rev Malcolm McMahon as ninth Archbishop of Liverpool will take place at noon.
Street theater will include Nancy Pelosi impersonator stabbing baby dolls (abortion) and a man dressed up like Archbishop Wuerl serving her communion while her hands are covered with stage blood.
The two Americans, Joseph Maida, 64, archbishop of Detroit, and William Henry Keeler, 63, archbishop of Baltimore, fall into this category.
16 letter to the Canadian primate (national archbishop), Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Archbishop Williams acknowledged that Canadian church leaders have appealed "to (me) about interventions and irregular ordinations.
It continues with Rome's approval of Hovius as archbishop in 1595 and proceeds chronologically, documenting his episcopal labors until his death in 1620.
Mahony, 62, stood before cameras at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, his doctors at his side, to say he is optimistic surgery will rid his body of the cancer and allow him to return to his duties as archbishop of the nation's largest Roman Catholic archdiocese.
The name of the new archbishop was being kept under wraps by the Vatican until the official announcement is made at 11am.
Archbishop Mario Aurelio Poli (Argentina), Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta (Brazil), Archbishop Vincent Nichols (United Kingdom), Archbishop Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo (Burkina Faso), Archbishop Gerald Cyprien Lacroix (Canada), Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati Andrello (Chile), Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Mueller (Germany), Archbishop Chibly Langlois (Haiti), Archbishop Beniamino Stella (Italy), Archbishop Gualtiero Bassetti (Italy), Archbishop Lorenzo Baldisseri (Italy), Archbishop Pietro Parolin (Italy), Monsignor Loris Francesco Capovilla* (Italy), Archbishop Jean-Pierre Kutwa (Ivory Coast), Archbishop Leopoldo Jose Brenes Solorzano (Nicaragua), Archbishop Orlando B.
It is customary for new leaders of Anglican provinces to visit the archbishop, the titular head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, at his home in Lambeth Palace.
At the very last moment Pope Benedict, who had not known about the spying charges when he appointed Wielgus as archbishop on December 6, stepped in and asked him to admit his error and resign his prospective post, realizing he would be a countersign to his country and to his Church for the remainder of his life.