Noun(1) the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
(1) A large version of the candle will be lit in every church in the diocese at Christmas.(2) Critics of the plans claimed the bishop should have shut other churches in the diocese if he wanted to save money.(3) He had been due to appear before the Consistory Court of the diocese of Ripon and Leeds, opening in Leeds on Monday.(4) the diocese of Armagh(5) The bishop of my own diocese acknowledged as much in his pastoral letter on the subject.(6) Mr Fielding is director of education in the diocese of Grahamstown and archdeacon of Albany.(7) Indeed, dioceses , parishes, and individuals should be more free to follow their consciences.(8) Parishes and dioceses have been asked to study the issues involved and to listen respectfully to the views of others.(9) A number of Church of England dioceses have organised peace vigils to coincide with the demonstration.(10) Nothing has been said about what would become of parishes, clergy, or dioceses in a church which walks apart.(11) That's one reason that there has been a spontaneous burst of energy in dioceses whose bishops are retiring.(12) Secondly, the pope was head of all the bishops of the Western dioceses , including those of Africa, with regard to questions of discipline and faith.(13) The organizational structure of parishes and dioceses is not a divine formula.(14) Bishops' activities were confined to their own dioceses and monasteries exempted from episcopal interference.(15) Seven dioceses and eparchies, which are dioceses of the Eastern Catholic Churches, were not in compliance by year's end.(16) Rather than dump him out of the priesthood, as happened in other dioceses , Dublin diocese decided to help him responsibly manage his life.
1. bishopric ::
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3. eparchy ::
Different Formsdiocese, dioceses
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