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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an archbishop

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  • adj. of or pertaining to an archbishop.

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  • adj. of or associated with an archbishop


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  • In a packed room on the tenth floor of a modern block, senior representatives of the African National Congress are testifying to a panel chaired by Archbishop Tutu, brilliant in archepiscopal purple.

    True Confessions

  • The rector of Saints Francis and Clare does better at trying to save his church grounds from invasion by a marching band and pom-pom girls sent over from the nearby shopping center for a photo opportunity with an archepiscopal visitor — although he fails.

    Waiting for God in Inglenook

  • The erection of the Bishopric of Cambrai into an archepiscopal see by a Bull dated

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Hugh, who insisted upon his archepiscopal rights, was excommunicated by a council in 948 and by Pope Agapetus in 949.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The inhabitants of Saint-Quentin and Saint-Valéry were under his judicial jurisdiction, and had to bring their pleas to the archepiscopal court of Reims.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Some time later his virtues and great ability marked him out for the archepiscopal see of Rouen, left vacant by the death of St. Romain.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • After his death, and before the appointment of a new archbishop, the cathedral chapter, the nobility (Ritterschaft) and the cities of the archiepiscopal state (Erzstift) concluded an agreement (Erblandsvereinigung) with regard to the archbishop's hereditary lands, whereby the prelate's rights as temporal lord were considered limited in the archepiscopal State, whose territory, it must be remembered, did not coincide with the ecclesiastical limits of the archdiocese.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • St. Norbert, Archbishop of Magdeburg succeeded in obtaining a papal rescriptin 1133, in which the metropolitan jurisdiction of his archepiscopal see over Posen was still recognised.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Under the Nestorians the diocese was regarded as an episcopal, sometimes as an archepiscopal see.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The judges present numbered about forty, and are carefully classed as doctors in theology, abbots, canons, doctors in canonical and civil law, with the Bishop of Beauvais at their head (the archepiscopal see of Rouen being vacant, as is added: but not that my lord of Beauvais hoped for that promotion).

    Jeanne d'Arc


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