Abbess

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An '''Abbess''' (feminine form of ''Abbot'') is the superior of a female [[monastic]] community.  She is appointed by a bishop and under his supervision exercises general authority over her community.
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An '''Abbess''' (feminine form of ''Abbot'') is the superior of a female [[monastic]] community.  She is appointed by a [[bishop]] and under his supervision exercises general authority over her community.
  
 
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== See Also ==

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An Abbess (feminine form of Abbot) is the superior of a female monastic community. She is appointed by a bishop and under his supervision exercises general authority over her community.

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