Origin of episcopal
Examples from the Web for episcopal
I am a Bishop of The Episcopal Church, having served as the Bishop of New Hampshire for a decade, before retiring in January 2013.
Debra, a New York-based lawyer who grew up in the Episcopal Church, said the practice has never bothered her.
Comes word that the National Cathedral, an Episcopal Church, will start to perform same-sex marriages.
In 2003, when I was elected bishop, it was not at all certain that the Episcopal Church would consent to my election.
Actually, the Episcopal Church has dramatically changed in a very short period of time.
Monastic chapters in episcopal churches were almost unknown out of England.William the Conqueror|Edward Augustus Freeman
They relate to the two points of episcopal jurisdiction and superintendence, and residence of parochial clergy.Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2)|The Duke of Buckingham
The arbitration of bishops had the force of positive law, and judges were instructed to execute the episcopal decrees.Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV|John Lord
Abbe Buonavita was just entering the room, "I give you the episcopal mitre."Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
The episcopal seal of the nonjuring bishops was a shepherd with a sheep upon his shoulders.