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Bishop Thornton, suffragan of Dover, was an indefatigable persecutor of the true church.
There is an archbishop at Buenos Aires and eight suffragan bishops, including one for Paraguay.
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Desirous of counterbalancing these preachings, the Bishop of Augsburg ordered his suffragan and his chaplain to ascend the pulpit.
The bishops are aided in their work by 36 suffragan and assistant bishops in England and Wales.
He was represented in the camp by his suffragan, the bishop of the Orkneys.
His successor John became a suffragan to the Archbishop of Canterbury, and died such in 1420.
Dr. Radcliffe was therefore obliged to become a suffragan to the Bishop of Durham.
Next in rank and far more illustrious was his chief suffragan, the metropolitan of Palestine, the bishop of Cæsarea, Eusebius.
In 1808 the papal brief was issued making Boston a bishopric, suffragan to Baltimore, and Cheverus its bishop.
The first archbishop was Adalbert, and he and his successors had six or seven suffragan bishops.

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