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Encyclopedia > Primate of Poland

Archbishops of Gniezno and simultaneously Primates of Poland since 1412. In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop heading a diocese of particular importance due to either its size, history, or both, called an archdiocese. ... Motto: none Voivodship Greater Poland Municipal government Mayor Jaromir Dziel Area 40,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 71 040 none 1737/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1239 Latitude Longitude 52°32 N 17°36 E Area code +48 61 Car plates PGN Twin towns Anagni, Esztergom, Falkenberg, Saint... A primate in the Western Church is an archbishop or bishop who has authority not just over the bishops of his own province, as a Metropolitan does, but over a number of provinces, such as a national church. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan. ...


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Primate (religion) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1331 words)
Primates in the Anglican Communion are generally chosen by election (either by a Synod consisting of laity, clergy, and bishops, or by a House of Bishops).
In the Church of England, the Primate is appointed by the sovereign, in his or her capacity as Supreme Governor of the established church, on the advice of the Crown Appointments Commission.
In the Western Church, a Primate is an archbishop (or rarely a suffragan or exempt bishop) of a see (called a primas) which confers precedence over the other bishops of his own province, or over a number of provinces (possibly part of a province), such as a 'national' church in (historical) political/cultural terms.
Poland - MSN Encarta (1034 words)
Most of Poland’s German population left East Prussia and the German territories that were awarded to Poland in the peace settlement and fled westward.
Germans are concentrated mainly in the southern region of Silesia and, to a lesser extent, the northeastern region that was formerly East Prussia.
Education in Poland is free and compulsory for all children between the ages of 7 and 15, although growing financial and space constraints sometimes require large classes and double shifts for students within the school day.
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