Difference between revisions of "Primate (church)"

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A '''primate''' is a senior [[archbishop]] in the [[Anglican Communion|Anglican Church]].
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A '''primate''' is a senior [[archbishop]] in the [[Anglican Communion|Anglican Church]]. The term is also used for the bishop who heads any denomination which is in [[Apostolic succession]]. In some churches the word is used descriptively; in others it is the bishop's actual title.
  
 
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A primate is a senior archbishop in the Anglican Church. The term is also used for the bishop who heads any denomination which is in Apostolic succession. In some churches the word is used descriptively; in others it is the bishop's actual title.