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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Release date- 04092019 - SEATTLE-- Alaska Airlines announced today it will launch daily nonstop service between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport and San Diego International Airport on Jan.
'Pag sinabing harangin niyo ang mga obispo, maraming pera, yan patayin mo,' Lacson said.
In the May, 2005, General Assembly, the Most Reverend Godofredo David was elected as the eleventh Obispo Maximo.
The Nacimiento Water Project (the project) bonds are backed by take-or-pay water delivery entitlement contracts with four San Luis Obispo County water providers: the city of San Luis Obispo (SLO), the city of Paso Robles (the city), Atascadero Mutual Water Company (Atascadero), and the Templeton Community Services District.
El primero, en 1520, del obispo cordobes Alonso Manrique, que se anticipa en gran medida, a la doctrina de renovacion eclesial.
Palabras clave: Obispo, Juez, Mitis ludex Dominus Iesus.
Since opening a San Luis Obispo loan production office in 2015, and a full-service San Luis Obispo branch office last year, our bank has experienced significant growth.
Alaska Airlines has started daily nonstop service from its Seattle hub to San Luis Obispo, California, and Wichita, Kansas, the airline said.
obispoense (Asteraceae) is a biennial or short-lived perennial plant up to 2 m tall that occurs only in San Luis Obispo County, west of the outer coast ranges.