Religious Roles

Archbishop

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Archbishop. A senior bishop in charge of a wide area, sometimes known as a province, in the Church of England, Roman Catholic Church, Lutheran Church, and other denominations.

See also: Bishop and Bishop – Roman Catholic sign and Suffragan Bishop and Installment / Installation (Bishop) and Mitre and Crook (Hooked staff) and Episcopal and Diocese

Provide feedback about this translation, word, phrase, or definition. Was this translation useful, are you able to help support us?

Bishop

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Bishop. In some Churches (eg Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran) a Bishop is the spiritual leader of a geographical area known as a diocese.

Provide feedback about this translation, word, phrase, or definition. Was this translation useful, are you able to help support us?

Bishop – RCS

Roman Catholic sign

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Bishop. This is the Roman Catholic sign for Bishop. In the Roman Catholic church a Bishop is the spiritual leader of a geographical area known as a diocese.

Provide feedback about this translation, word, phrase, or definition. Was this translation useful, are you able to help support us?

Cantor

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cantor (Latin term for a singer). The member of a choir who sings solo passages to which the congregation responds.

Provide feedback about this translation, word, phrase, or definition. Was this translation useful, are you able to help support us?

Cardinal – RCS

Roman Catholic sign

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cardinal. A Roman Catholic sign for Cardinal. A bishop or archbishop selected by the Pope to support him in his work. When required, the group (or ‘college’) of cardinals is responsible for selecting a new Pope.

Provide feedback about this translation, word, phrase, or definition. Was this translation useful, are you able to help support us?