Noun(1) an assistant or subordinate bishop of a diocese
(1) Ealdred became suffragan to Lyfing of Worcester(2) The archbishops, 42 diocesan bishops and 69 suffragan or full-time assistant bishops cost the church a grand total of Ôö¼├║14.3m during 2003, the figures show.(3) She was the first woman to rise to the position of suffragan , or assistant, bishop at the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts - a position previously reserved for men.(4) All 44 diocesan bishops and 10 suffragans were asked to attend the meeting to discuss October's Windsor Report, a document produced to examine the crisis.(5) Of the three options that would entail a permanent junior role for women, one would allow women to be suffragan bishops but prevent them being a senior bishop in charge of one of the church's 44 dioceses.(6) In 1808, Pope Pius VII made Baltimore an archdiocese, with suffragan bishops in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Bardstown, Kentucky.(7) Asser lovingly records the many gifts he received from Alfred, and he may have been created a suffragan bishop based in Exeter before succeeding Wulfsige c. 900 as bishop of Sherborne.
(1) suffragan bishop :: suffragaan biskop
1. suffragan bishop ::
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