Archbishops

In Catholicism and Anglicanism, a bishop who oversees the other bishops in the province. In the Episcopal Church, the archbishop is called the Presiding Bishop.

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archbishops
archbishop
archbishop's
archbishops'
aartsbisschoppen Dutch
aartsbisschop Dutch
arzobispos Spanish
arzobispo Spanish

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Bishops of the highest rank, who preside over archdioceses.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300025753. The J. Paul Getty Trust.