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General Synod

Saltos de línea: Gen|eral Synod

Definición de General Synod en inglés:

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The highest governing body of the Church of England, an elected assembly of three houses (bishops, clergy, and laity).
Example sentences
  • Before the proposal could take effect it would need two-thirds majorities in all three of the General Synod's houses - bishops, clergy and laity.
  • Meanwhile, a joint Roman Catholic and Anglican report arguing that the pope should be recognised as the ‘universal primate’ is to be debated by the General Synod of the Church of England.
  • The General Synod of the Church of England has begun the legal and administrative process that will culminate in the appointment of women bishops.

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