titular bishop


One who has been appointed by the Holy See to a diocese which, in former times, had been canonically established and possessed cathedral church, clergy, and laity, but on account of pagan occupation of the diocesan territory has now neither clergy nor people. See titular sees.

MLA Citation

  • “”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 October 2008. Web. 15 November 2019. <>