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bish·op
[bish-uhp]
NOUN
1.
a person who supervises a number of local churches or a diocese, being in the Greek, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and other churches a member of the highest order of the ministry.
2.
a spiritual supervisor, overseer, or the like.
3.
one of two pieces of the same color that may be moved any unobstructed distance diagonally, one on white squares and the other on black.
4.
a hot drink made of port wine, oranges, cloves, etc.
5.
any of several colorful African weaverbirds of the genus Euplectes, often kept as pets.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bishop

A bishop is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. Within the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Anglican, Old Catholic and Independent Catholic churches and in the Assyrian Church of the East, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bishop_in_the_Catholic_Church

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, governing Catholics in his jurisdiction, sanctifying the world and representing the Church. Catholics trace the origins of the office of bishop to the apostles, who it is believed ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/bishop

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 member of the highest order of the ministry. See more.

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 of the pope. It is of Catholic faith that bishops are of Divine institution. In the hierarchy of order they possess powers superior to those of priests and deacons; in the ...

www.britannica.com/topic/bishop-Christianity

Bishop, in some Christian churches, the chief pastor and overseer of a diocese, an area containing several congregations. Although the New Testament mentions the office, its origins are obscure. It seems that the episcopacy (q.v.), or threefold ministry of bishops, priests, and deacons, was well established in the Christian ...

www.bishop.edu

Bishop State Community College is a state-supported, open-admission, urban community college located in Mobile, Alabama. The College consists of four locations, dedicated to serving the residents of Mobile and Washington counties in southwest Alabama. The College is part of the Alabama Community College System, ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bishop

Define bishop: one having spiritual or ecclesiastical supervision: such as — bishop in a sentence.

www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/bishop

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 Christ of Latter-day Saints, this position is unpaid. Each bishop is assisted by two counselors. Together, this bishopric oversees the spiritual and social needs of their ...

www.lds.org/topics/bishop

A man who has been ordained and set apart as the presiding high priest for a ward, or congregation. He has overall responsibility for ministering the temporal and spiritual affairs of the congregation.