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BISHOP. An ecclesiastical officer, who is the chief of the clergy of his diocese, and is the archbishop's assistant. Happily for this country, these officers are not recognized by law. They derive all their authority from the churches over which they preside. Bishop's COURT, Eng. law. An ecclesiastical court held in the cathedral of each diocese, the judge of which is the bishop's chancellor.

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41) "In scolile primare ale Statului, frecventate in majoritate de catolici, invatamantul religios se va da de un preot desemnat de Episcop, iar in lipsa de preoti, de un laic catolic, care va putea fi si invatatorul scolii, numai sa fie recunoscut capabil de catre Episcop".
Lucrarile lui Nicolae Popea (1826-1908), profesor, apoi consilier si vicar arhiepiscop, iar din 1889 episcop al Caransebesului trebuie remarcate, de asemenea: Mitropolia Ortodoxa a Transilivaniei (1870), Arhiepiscopul si mitropolitul Andrei Saguna (1879), Memorialul arhiepiscopului Andrei Saguna (1889).
Episcop Alexey (Doroditsin), "Materialy dlia Istoriiy religiozno-ratsionalisticheskovo dvijeniya na uge Rossii vo Vtoroi polovine XIX stoletiya" (Kazan, 1908), 47.