Metropolitan Bishops

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Shimun VIII Yohannan Sulaqa - Background
... Canonical law of the Church of East, which decreed that only metropolitan bishops could confirm a patriarch ... As a result, Shimun IV and his successor only appointed their family members as metropolitan bishops, in order for the uncle to choose his brothers or nephews to succeed him ... This designated successor, once consecrated as metropolitan bishop with right of succession, was called natar kursi ...
Jilu - The Diocese of Jīlū
... and probably even earlier, the village of Mātā d-ʿUmrā d-Mār Zayʿā was the seat of a metropolitan bishop of the Church of the East ... The diocese of this metropolitan bishop included the Hakkari districts of Jīlū, Baz, Tkhuma, Chāl (modern-day Çukurca), Ţāl, and Rékān ... historical mention of the diocese of Jīlū is from 1580, when the metropolitan of Jīlū, Siirt and Salamas, was elevated to the patriarchate of the Chaldean Catholic Church ...
Eastern Orthodox Bishops - Churches - Catholic Church, Orthodox Churches and Anglican Churches
... Further information Bishop (Catholic Church) and Bishop (Orthodox Church) Bishops form the leadership in the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Oriental Orthodox Churches, the ... The traditional role of a bishop is as pastor of a diocese (also called a bishopric, synod, eparchy or see), and so to serve as a "diocesan bishop," or "eparch" as it is called in many Eastern Christian churches ... As well as traditional diocesan bishops, many churches have a well-developed structure of church leadership that involves a number of layers of authority ...
Index Of Religious Honorifics And Titles - Honorifics and Titles - Roman Catholicism
... Chaplain Chancellor Lord Chancellor Prince bishop Abbott Ecumenical Patriarch Patriarch Catholicoi The heads of some of the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox ... Primate A primate is usually the bishop of the oldest church of a nation ... Sometimes this carries jurisdiction over metropolitan bishops, but usually it is purely honorific ...

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