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episcopal in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishepiscopale‧pis‧co‧pal /ɪˈpɪskəpəl/ adjective  RRCrelating to a bishop his episcopal duties
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episcopalSte Barbe's episcopal acta confirm his sympathy for the ethos of the Yorkshire monastic reform movement.Such gifts were doubtless useful in providing reliable support for episcopal authority.The date of these events can be inferred only by the episcopal chronology of the bishops of the eastern Angles.It was this that gave Anselm the hint that peace would not bring him freedom to exercise his episcopal functions.That apart, he came to live almost permanently at his episcopal manor of Downham.That episcopal ordination made one a member of the episcopal college was accepted in principle by the second session.There was no major saint-cult which could be relied on to bolster episcopal power.