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the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

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The 2014 ordinations also included the establishment of new Bishoprics in Cairo in the districts of Moqattam, Maadi, Ain Shams, and others.
The Romanesque nave of St Davids Cathedral, begun <Bin around 1182, would have been nearing completion when Gerald of Wales set out his claim for the bishopric (c) Crown Copyright Cadw, Welsh Government
In 1065, after seizing the leadership, Malcolm established the new bishopric of Mortlach in Moray, Macbeth's home territory where the latter's supporters were the biggest risk to the new regime.
Today there are three Maronite bishoprics in Syria divided between Damascus, Aleppo and Latakia, the daily cited unnamed ecclesiastical sources as saying.
David Foote argues in Lordship, Reform, and the Development of Civil Society in Medieval Italy: The Bishopric of Orvieto, 1100-1250 that bishoprics played an integral role in the formation of civic culture in medieval Italy.
Saying 'Where there is a gangrene, amputation is necessary', he deprived Watson of his bishopric.
Lordship, Reform, and the Development of Civil Society in Medieval Italy: The Bishopric of Orvieto, 1100-1250 is a scholarly analysis of a small Italian commune during the High Middle Ages.
In 1901, the French government nominated him for the bishopric of Tarentaise and pressured the Vatican into accepting his candidacy.
He did the decent thing by declining the Bishopric.
Many of these kids' great-grandfathers actually did this trek,'' said Dan Potter, a bishopric member from Canyon Country.
Bishopric, who impressively landed division one of the mile maiden.
100 Years Ago A representative meeting of the committee to promote a bishopric for Birmingham was held at the Council House yesterday when the Bishop of Worcester made an important statement about the scheme.
If a bishopric or region come to such a decision with the welfare of the whole Church in mind, and without ploughing their own furrow, then I can be confident about the future," he says.
TV2, majority owned by SBS Broadcasting, has made no comment on the fine or the criticisms of the Szeged-Csanad bishopric.
Now when the apostolic nuncio calls a priest to ask him if he would accept ordination to the episcopacy, he might hear a lot more "no thanks" to his invitations to the bishopric.