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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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Father Michael Carrie, whose church is in Dunkeld, said: "Please keep Archbishop Tartaglia in your prayers."
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The Archbishop, originally from Summerhill in Nenagh, was Papal Nuncio to Burundi and was a central figure in peace talks there.
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The former archbishop will be present at the unveiling at the city's Metropolitan Cathedral, along with Bishop Tom Williams, who has been in charge of the Archdiocese while a permanent successor was found.
"His feeling was that in Canada the process was coherent, judicious and cautious," said Archbishop Hiltz in an interview.
A spokesman for the Catholic Archdiocese said it was not known at this stage if the Archbishop would be well enough to officiate at this year's Christmas events at the city's Metropolitan cathedral, including Midnight Mass.
The archbishop blamed a combination of family breakup and parents' excessive reliance on props such as computers and television, effectively allowing youngsters to get lonely and lost in their own worlds.
Vancouver -- Archbishop Raymond Roussin returned to regular duties on March 16, after a five-month leave of absence for health reasons.
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