Difference between revisions of "Talk:Chorbishop"
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The rank still exists in the Orthodox Church of Romania. It is a bit obtuse to say it is extinct in the Orthodox Church, even if it is extinct in the Roman Catholic Church. Chrisg 01:45, July 2, 2008 (UTC)
- Acute or obtuse, we'll need a citation, since pretty much every source I've ever seen describes it as extinct. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 01:59, July 2, 2008 (UTC)
The office of chorepiscopos is extant still in the Syrian tradition, both Orthodox and Catholic. One need only to look at various church websites to find clergy with the title. I know that it is used by the Syrian Orthodox Church and by Rome's Syro-Malankara Church. There are alternate spellings, of course, such as "corepiscopa." As I understand it, it is understood now along the lines of a mitered archpriest or archimandrite. At least in some Syrian churches, only a chorepiscopos can chrismate, i.e., a presbyter may not. --Fr Lev 15:17, July 2, 2008 (UTC)