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Definition of Episcopal


  1. Governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church.
  2. Belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system.

Episcopal Quotations

No individual has done more to help me pursue a career in science than my wife of forty-five years. I met Enid Cassandra Morgan during the election campaign of 1948 when she was a Sunday school teacher, a leader of the youth organizations of St. Phillips Episcopal Church, and the head of Harlem Youth for the election of Henry Wallace.
Robert Fogel

My first memories of religion were being taken to Episcopal church. My father was Catholic, but my mother, I believe, was Episcopal. So I sort of veered off into the watered-down version of Catholicism.
Marilyn Manson

Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his wife.
Lyndon B. Johnson

My mother was a not-too-devoted atheist. She went to Episcopal church on Christmas Eve every year, and that was mostly it.
Anne Lamott

The African American's relationship to Africa has long been ambivalent, at least since the early nineteenth century, when 3,000 black men crowded into Bishop Richard Allen's African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia to protest noisily a plan to recolonize free blacks in Africa.
Henry Louis Gates
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Episcopal Translations

episcopal in Dutch is bisschoppelijk, doorluchtig
episcopal in French is pontifical
episcopal in Italian is episcopale
episcopal in Latin is episcopalis
episcopal in Spanish is episcopal
episcopal in Swedish is episkopal
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