Bishop in Partibus Infidelium


A bishop consecrated to a see which formerly existed, but which has been, chiefly through the devastations of the followers of Mahomet, lost to Christendom. Such a bishop may also be described as a “Titular” bishop.

MLA Citation

  • Father James J McGovern. “Bishop in Partibus Infidelium”. Catholic Pocket Dictionary, 1906. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 November 2019. Web. 3 March 2021. <>