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Translation is the technical term when a bishop is transferred from one episcopal see to another, from the Latin trānslātiō, meaning "carry across". (Another religious meaning of the term is the translation of relics.)
This can be
- From suffragan bishop status to diocesan bishop
- From coadjutor bishop to diocesan bishop
- From one country's episcopate to another
- From diocesan bishop to archbishop
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