Dean

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("dean" has multiple meanings.)
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2. The administrator of a [[deanery]], a pastoral division of a [[diocese]].
 
2. The administrator of a [[deanery]], a pastoral division of a [[diocese]].
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Latest revision as of 15:41, March 14, 2010

A dean can have two meanings in contemporary Orthodox usage.

1. The administrator of an institution whose head is technically a bishop, for example: the dean of a cathedral, seminary, or college.

2. The administrator of a deanery, a pastoral division of a diocese.

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