suffragan bishop(redirected from Suffragan bishopric)
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|Noun||1.||suffragan bishop - an assistant or subordinate bishop of a diocese|
bishop - a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ