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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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Archbishop Emeritus Tutu will agree with me when I cite his mentor and former Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, who in his book Naught for Your Comfort voiced his exasperation with "Words, words, words ..." (2) Lest Trevor chastise me from the dead, let me make my call to action.
Monsignor Raul Eduardo Vela Chiribog, archbishop emeritus of Quito, Ecuador
In 1996, shortly after retirement from office as Archbishop of Cape Town, Tutu was granted the honorary title of Archbishop Emeritus and in more recent years has campaigned to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS.
With an introduction by former United States President Bill Clinton and companion essays by figures close to Mandela, including the Anglican Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu and Mandela's wife, Graca Machel, who is also the former Mozambican first lady, this collection encompasses the breadth of Mandela's political struggle.
The people of Bobbio are honouring the former church leader - now the Archbishop Emeritus of Armagh - for his "outstanding work for peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland as Primate of All Ireland, and as a further encouragement for the peace process in that region".
The Most Revd Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, said: 'In 1985 apartheid repression was at its severest with a restrictive State of Emergency and antiapartheid resistance was high in a volatile and violent situation.
Are you willing to believe that even though they are guilty of a diabolical act, they still continue to be children of God, not monsters, not demons, but those with the capacity to change?" --Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town (quoted on
San Fernando Archbishop Emeritus Paciano Aniceto also concelebrated the Mass.
Archbishop Jose Gomez presided over the mass which was concelebrated by Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Roger Mahony and Bishop Oscar Solis, the first Filipino bishop to serve in the US.
figure By ELVIS ONDIEKI Had Archbishop Emeritus John Njenga not indicated his wish to be buried in Nairobi, his remains would have been interred in Mombasa, the archdiocese he led for 17 years.
30 with Alberto Suarez, archbishop emeritus of Morelia, Mexico.