Bishops

The priest and spiritual leader of a diocese.

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Clergymen of the highest order in Christian churches, usually charged with an administrative function such as the supervision of a diocese.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300025756. The J. Paul Getty Trust.