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Definition of Archdeacon

Archdeacon
Archdeacon Arch`dea"con, n. [AS. arcediacon, archidiacon, L. archidiaconus, fr. Gr. ?. See Arch-, pref., and Deacon.] In England, an ecclesiastical dignitary, next in rank below a bishop, whom he assists, and by whom he is appointed, though with independent authority. --Blackstone.

Meaning of Archdeacon from wikipedia

- An archdeacon is a senior clergy position in the Syriac Orthodox Church, Church of the East, Chaldean Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, St Thomas Christians...
- The Archdeacon of Canterbury is a senior office-holder in the Diocese of Canterbury (a division of the Church of England Province of Canterbury). Like...
- Mark Archdeacon (born 9 October 1989) is a footballer who plays for Scottish Junior team Neilston Juniors. He previously pla**** professionally for Motherwell...
- The archdeacons in the Diocese in Europe are senior clergy of the Church of England Diocese in Europe. They each have responsibility over their own archdeaconry...
- Ernest Archdeacon (1863 – 1950), was a French lawyer who was prominent in the pioneering of aviation in France before the First World War. He made his...
- Hunchback of Notre-Dame (known in French as Notre-Dame de Paris). He is the Archdeacon of Notre Dame. Dom Claude Frollo is a pious and highly knowledgeable man...
- Maurice John Archdeacon (December 14, 1898 – September 5, 1954) nicknamed "Flash", was a Major League Baseball center fielder who pla**** for the Chicago...
- Theophylact was an archdeacon of the Roman Church. After the death of Pope Stephen II in 757, a faction wanted to place him on the Holy See, but the majority...
- The Court of the Archdeacon, or Archdeaconry Court, is an obsolete ecclesiastical court of the Church of England. The Court's original responsibilities...
- 1880–?: C. O. Mules 1956–1966 (res.): Harold Ault Archdeacon of Wairau 1868–1886 (d.): H. F. Butt Archdeacon of Māwhera 1886–?: Thomas Billing Maclean Anglican...
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