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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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He is not here,' said the Archbishop, 'that shall achieve the sword, but doubt not God will make him known.
Pray excuse him, madam,' said the Archbishop in a low stately voice; 'he is a very young man on liking, and we DON'T like him.
Here the Archbishop of Greenwich coughed a stately cough to attract the attention of three of his ministers present, and staring at them, seemed to say: 'I call upon you by your fealty to believe this
The Archbishop instantly ejected and excommunicated him; but the thing was done.
Apart from the first three Anglican archbishops of Cape Town, who presided over the formation of our church, all my other predecessors have taken on this role for a maximum of 10 years.
She was referring to the meeting of primates last February, at which the Anglican Communion's senior archbishops requested that the Canadian and U.
Equally important, said Archbishops Hutchison and Carnley was the primates' "unanimous" commitment "not to encourage Cross-boundary interventions.
The metropolitans, or archbishops, of the Canadian church's four provinces may draw up a list of current and retired bishops, from various theological perspectives, who are willing to participate in shared episcopal ministry.
These two men, who would influence their respective archbishops, were a contrast.
The letters were addressed to Archbishops Peter Akinola (Nigeria), Drexel Gomez (West Indies), Benjamin Nzimbi (Kenya) and Justice Akrofi (West Africa).
Augustine's Seminary in Toronto are paintings of the last five Toronto Archbishops.
Archbishops Peter Akinola (Nigeria), Benjamin Nzimbi (Kenya), Justice Akrofi (West Africa), and Gomez were to meet Nov 15 at The Falls, Va.