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  • The term Patriarch had been in use for a long time in the church signifying merely a bishop, irrespective of the dignity he possessed, but it was finally limited to this higher class of the clergy, in which sense I now employ it.

    The Revelation Explained

  • That's why, in 2006, he dropped the title Patriarch of the West from the list of handles conferred on the Pope.

    NSS News

  • The leadership of the Gnostic Church passed through the following succession: after Doinel’s resignation to the poet Fabre des Essarts, who was also an official in the Ministry of Public Education; on his death in 1917 to Jean Bricaud, the writer on the occult, who took the title Patriarch Jean II; Chevillon took over on Bricaud’s death in 1934.

    The Sion Revelation

  • Patriarch is a distressed private equity firm managing $7 billion in assets and a portfolio of over 70 companies that range from helicopters to cosmetics.

    Women Grow Business » 2010 » May

  • They also were received by the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem:

    FSSP Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

  • The Patriarch is said to enjoy the highest popularity among his flock, and it is added that his talents, virtue, and learning, entitle him to all their veneration.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • He took the name Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan.

    Clerical Whispers

  • Certain ecclesiastics of the Church of Rome even at the present time bear the honorary title Patriarch; but, to quote the words of the Encyclopædia Britannica, "In a strictly technical sense, however, that church recognizes only five Patriarchates, those of

    The Revelation Explained

  • Second, it does distract from the underlying “main focus” by name-calling the Patriarch and undermines the substance of the post, where the author has entered with name-calling rather than reasoned judgment.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sinner Casts Stone:

  • I suspect the President will want to share his thinking on global climate change with the Patriarch, since the Patriarch is a well-known leader and expert in that area himself.

    Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry

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