Archbishop is a bishop of higher rank or office.- Archbishop
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Evangelical Lutheran national church in Sweden.
The Primate of the Church of Sweden, as well as the Metropolitan of all Sweden, is the Archbishop of Uppsala — currently Antje Jackelén, Sweden's first female archbishop.
Ecclesiastical district under the jurisdiction of a bishop.
Dioceses ruled by an archbishop are commonly referred to as archdioceses; most are metropolitan sees, being placed at the head of an ecclesiastical province.
Ecclesiastical diplomat, serving as an envoy or a permanent diplomatic representative of the Holy See to a state or to an international organization.
In modern times, a nuncio is usually an archbishop.
A diocesan bishop, within various Christian traditions, is a bishop or archbishop in pastoral charge of a diocese or archdiocese.
In Christian churches with episcopal polity, the rank of metropolitan bishop, or simply metropolitan (alternative obsolete form: metropolite ), pertains to the diocesan bishop or archbishop of a metropolis.
Beginning with three synods convened between 264 and 269 in the matter of Paul of Samosata, more than thirty councils were held in Antioch in ancient times.
Ecclesiastical power is vested chiefly in the metropolitan (later called archbishop), and the biannual provincial synod (see Nicaea I, canon 5.), which he summons and over which he presides.
One of the basic forms of jurisdiction in Christian Churches with traditional hierarchical structure, including Western Christianity and Eastern Christianity.
In general, an ecclesiastical province consists of several dioceses (or eparchies), one of them being the archdiocese (or archeparchy), headed by a metropolitan bishop or archbishop who has ecclesiastical jurisdiction over all other bishops of the province.
Latin Rite metropolitan archdiocese in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
rowspan="2" align="center"| ||rowspan="2" |James Goold, OSA † ||Bishop of Melbourne ||align="center" |9 July 1847 ||align="center" |31 March 1874 ||align="right"|26 years, 272 days||Elevated to Archbishop of Melbourne
Autocephalous Orthodox jurisdiction.
Finally in 1203 the latter proclaimed the Tarnovo Archbishop Vassily "Primate and Archbishop of all Bulgaria and Walachia."
Ordained clergy member who is entrusted with a position of authority and oversight in a religious institution.
Archbishop: An archbishop is the bishop of an archdiocese. This is usually a prestigious diocese with an important place in local church history. In the Catholic Church, the title is purely honorific and carries no extra jurisdiction, though most archbishops are also metropolitan bishops, as above, and are always awarded a pallium. In most provinces of the Anglican Communion, however, an archbishop has metropolitical and primatial power.