Latin Legal Terms


Episcopalis – this Latin word literally means “episcopal” and it is related to the “episcopus” (the bishop). Within the meaning, given by the Christian religion, from the ancient times up to today the bishop is a person who supervises a number of churches on concrete area. Bishop has higher rank than a priest.

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