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n.1.(Eccl.) A "country" or suffragan bishop, appointed in the ancient church by a diocesan bishop to exercise episcopal jurisdiction in a rural district.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Lastly, Aoun welcomed the patron of the Lady of Lebanon parish in Washington, Chorbishop Dominic Ashkar, and Eng.
According to a press release, Chorbishop Protonotariou and clergy from Lebanon and Cyprus participated in the service, which was dedicated to all the Maronites who died in Cyprus.
The author sat in on a meeting with President Amin, Archbishop Elia Elia of the Catholic Orthodox Church and Chorbishop Joseph Lahoud of the Maronite church at the Sheraton Commander in Cambridge in September 1991, during which the question over Aoun's appointment was discussed.
Speaking to newsmen Chorbishop Gregorios of Mesaoria said the primary aim had been to enrich the old website, which had been a pioneer for its time.
The Chorbishop said eventually the website hoped to host the name and location of every parish church, as well as the name of its priest, his phone number and email so that churchgoers could have direct contact to him.
WORCESTER Chorbishop Joseph Saidi, the former pastor of Our Lady Of Mercy Maronite Catholic Church in Worcester died peacefully in Lebanon on January 29, 2008, at the age of 97.
Chorbishop Saidi was ordained to the priesthood on December 8, 1933 by Bishop Paul Akl.
Chorbishop Saidi is survived by many nephews and nieces, grand nephews and grand nieces living in Lebanon and Australia.