Diocesan Bishop definition

Diocesan Bishop means the Bishop of the Diocese (as defined in Canon Law) and in the case of the See being vacant or impeded, the person or persons on whom the governance of the See has devolved in accordance with Canon Law and, for the purposes of any action contemplated in these Articles includes any person or office exercising ordinary jurisdiction in his name and any person to whom the Diocesan Bishop’s powers and functions have been delegated, including officers of the Diocesan Education Service;
Diocesan Bishop means the Bishop of the Diocese or a diocesan official appointed by him for the role to be undertaken by the Diocesan Bishop in these Articles;
Diocesan Bishop means the bishop of a diocese;

Examples of Diocesan Bishop in a sentence

  • Appointment and Term of Office:The priests and deacons of each Deanery, through an electoral process, will propose two (2) or three (3) candidates from which the Diocesan Bishop may appoint the Dean.36 The Bishop, however, is free to appoint a priest other than one of those proposed.37 The Dean will serve a three (3) year term, unless determined otherwise in the decree of appointment and may be reappointed.38 The Dean loses office through the notification of the expiration of the term, an33 CIC , c.

  • See to the availability of spiritual support for the clergy of the Deanery, especially for those in more difficult circumstances or who are beset by problems; see that clergy who are gravely ill do not lack spiritual and material assistance;45 see that the funeral liturgies of deceased clergy are celebrated worthily; inform the Diocesan Bishop of clergy who are39 See CIC, cc.

  • In general, the Deans will meet as a group in order to provide advice to the Diocesan Bishop; although, when needed or advantageous, he may consult them individually or through electronic means.

  • Deans (Vicars Forane) serve as vicars of the Diocesan Bishop (but not as local ordinaries) helping the Bishop to fulfill his responsibility to provide pastoral care, care for the clergy and oversight.


More Definitions of Diocesan Bishop

Diocesan Bishop means the Archbishop/Bishop of the Diocese and includes a person appointed Vicar-General or Commissary pursuant to legislation of the Synod of the Diocese and any Administrator of the Diocese within the meaning of that legislation;
Diocesan Bishop means the Bishop of the Diocese and includes any person agency or office exercising ordinary jurisdiction in his name;
Diocesan Bishop means the Archbishop or Bishop (as the case may be) of the Diocese and includes any person or office exercising ordinary jurisdiction in his name;
Diocesan Bishop means, as provided pursuant to Canon Law, a title of the person within the Roman Catholic Church who is appointed by the Holy See and designated as the Bishop who is to govern the Diocese and care for its people, with the cooperation and assistance of other Catholics, clerics and laity. The term “Diocesan Bishop” does not mean or include the Bishop acting in his civil capacity as the corporate sole of the Arizona Entity or RCCDG.
Diocesan Bishop means the current, senior Bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.