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  • noun

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the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

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There is no doubt that my freedom to organise the khidma together with the others has greatly lessened after our church became part of the Northern Shubra Bishopric.
Lordship, Reform, and the Development of Civil Society in Medieval Italy: The Bishopric of Orvieto, 1100-1250.
In the mid-tenth century the Italian bishopric became the focus of local power.
Foote traces the effects of urbanization, subsequent reform movements, papal politics, and local events on the Orvietan bishopric and discusses how these changes resulted in processes of negotiation between the bishopric and the emerging communal government.
The commune and the bishopric banded together to keep political authority out of the hands of lay aristocrats, and both entities were able to centralize their power.
Usher's study considers the episcopal bench in light of appointments to bishoprics, and, significantly, which posts remained vacant.
Cecil's memoranda--specifically what Usher calls "the List of Spiritual Men," "the July List," and "the October List"--concerning bishopric appointments to the first Elizabethan bench have proved tricky to date.
Wealthy, well-connected men became candidates for bishoprics, occasionally almost shanghaied into office.
The Bishoprics and dioceses created, often at the request of the military leaders, were also at the start centres of tool making, arts and crafts and some literacy.
In addition to the terrors of war, many of the Dutch had to fear a "Calvinist Inquisition" (Servetus died at the stake in 1553) as well as one of the Spanish type, which Philip 11 had tried to strengthen by increasing the number of Catholic bishoprics from four to fourteen, each of which was to have two Inquisitots.
remained as real as ever, but it was by now absolutely out of the question for bishoprics to be granted to fathers for their underaged sons or to powerful nobles for as yet unnamed caretakers" (543).
The EAC are currently in cooperation with other Bishoprics for further installations as they own large areas of land which is what is necessary for the installation of photovoltaic systems.
The creation of 13 bishoprics, more members and changes to the way the Archbishop and Bishops are elected constitute the main amendments brought on the Charter.
The new website has a range of information from Archbishop Chrysostomos II's works, the Holy Synod, the Archbishopric, the metropolises and bishoprics, monasteries and parishes.