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A bishop is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.

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In the Catholic Church, a bishop is an ordained minister who holds the fullness of the sacrament of holy orders and is responsible for teaching doctrine, ...

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Bishop: Bishop, in some Christian churches, the chief pastor and overseer of a diocese, an area containing several congregations. Although the New Testament  ...

www.newadvent.org/cathen/02581b.htm

Bishop is the title of an ecclesiastical dignitary who possesses the fullness of the priesthood to rule a diocese as its chief pastor, in due submission to the primacy  ...

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From Middle English bischop, bishop, bisshop, biscop, from Old English biscop (“ bishop”), from British Latin *biscopo or Vulgar Latin (e)biscopus, from classical ...

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Bishop. Topic. A bishop is the leader of a local congregation (known as a ward) with duties similar to those of a pastor, priest or rabbi. In The Church of Jesus ...

www.episcopalchurch.org/library/glossary/bishop

One of the three orders of ordained ministers in the church, bishops are charged with the apostolic work of leading, supervising, and uniting the church. Bishops ...

www.bishop-accountability.org

Files of the Bishops. Documents on church administration and the abuse crisis, including major collections of diocesan and investigative files from: Boston MA ...

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Bishop definition, a person who supervises a number of local churches or a diocese, being in the Greek, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and other churches a ...