coadjutorship


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coadjutorship

(kəʊˈædʒʊtəˌʃɪp)
n
the state of being a coadjutor
References in classic literature ?
Although almost engaged to the leaders of the Fronde he had not gone so far but that retreat was possible should the court offer him the advantages for which he was ambitious and to which the coadjutorship was but a stepping-stone.
What, then, was a coadjutor bishop, what was his role under the incumbent ordinary of the diocese to which he was appointed, and why was Archbishop Vaughan's coadjutorship so successful?
These years of coadjutorship provided him with ample opportunity to ruminate on both his future role within the Australian church and, perhaps more importantly, the means by which the Sydney province could best fulfill its role within the Universal Church.