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Definition of Suffragan

Suffragan
Suffragan Suf"fra*gan, n. [F. suffragant: cf. LL. suffraganeus. See Suffragan, a.] 1. An assistant. 2. (Eccl.) A bishop considered as an assistant, or as subject, to his metropolitan; an assistant bishop.

Meaning of Suffragan from wikipedia

- A suffragan bishop is a type of bishop in some Christian denominations. In the Anglican Communion, a suffragan bishop is a bishop who is subordinate to...
- A suffragan diocese is one of the dioceses other than the metropolitan archdiocese that constitute an ecclesiastical province. It exists in some Christian...
- The Bishop of Dover is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Canterbury, England. The title takes its name...
- The Suffragan Bishops Act 1534 (26 Hen 8 c 14) is an Act of the Parliament of England that authorised the appointment of suffragan (i.e., ****istant) bishops...
- bishops, patriarchal exarchs, missionary Bishops, auxiliary bishops, suffragan bishops, ****istant bishops, chorbishops and the patriarchal vicars of...
- Garzon is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Popayán in the Republic of Colombia. Lying eat of Popayán, the diocese comprises the provinces of Neiva and...
- Alexandria, which includes: The Suffragan Holy Diocese of Canopus (Aboukir) The Suffragan Holy Diocese of Menelaus The Suffragan Holy Diocese of Schedia The...
- bishops of the Church of England are usually either diocesan bishops or suffragan bishops. Several also hold portfolios of national responsibility, as spokesperson...
- The following is a list of female Anglican bishops in diocesan, suffragan, area, and ****istant roles. Katharine Jefferts Schori (Episcopal Church, 2006-2015)...
- officio Bishop of the Falkland Islands. At present the archbishop has four suffragan bishops: The Bishop of Dover is given the additional title of "Bishop...