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Baptism

Baptism of Jesus

Baptismal font

Beatification

Bishop — an ordained minister who holds the fullness of the sacrament of Holy Orders and is responsible for teaching the Catholic faith, ruling the Church, and sanctifying her people.

Bishop emeritus (or Archbishop emeritus) — the title given to a retired bishop or archbishop

Bishops’ conference — see: Episcopal conference

Blessed (beatified person) — see: Beatification

Brother — a male lay member of a Catholic religious institute.

Byzantine Rite