ecclesiastical province

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the district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a metropolitan or one of the territorial divisions of an ecclesiastical order

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Karen Egan, representing the ecclesiastical province of Canada; Bishop John Chapman, representing the ecclesiastical province of Ontario; Don Wilson, representing the ecclesiastical province of British Columbia and Yukon; Tannis Webster, representing the ecclesiastical province of Rupert's Land; and Bishop Linda Nicholls of the diocese of Toronto, representing the marriage canon commission.
In 1808 the Holy See created the dioceses of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Bardstown, Kentucky, and appointed their bishops, with the result that the Catholic Church in the United States became an ecclesiastical province, with Archbishop Carroll as its metropolitan.
Blanchet's Apostolic Vicariate was raised to the Ecclesiastical Province of Oregon in 1846 with Blanchet appointed to the archiepiscopal see of Oregon City.
Jennifer Warren, a lay CoGs member from the ecclesiastical province of Canada, said the report gave her the impression the commission had given careful consideration to the diverse views of the nearly 250 individuals and groups who had made submissions to it.
They are 'Agricultural Missionaries, organised by the Catholic Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Quebec in the year 18947 In one year they carried the gospel of God's land to 145,250 listening farmers.
The data contained in the responses detail the state of higher education in the seven ecclesiastical provinces of Canada, and the one American ecclesiastical province that includes two Canadian dioceses.
According to church guidelines, allegations of abuse against a bishop is sent to the head of the ecclesiastical province, in this case, Boston Archbishop Sean P O'Malley.
6 authorizing "each ecclesiastical province to transfer the Solemnity of the Ascension (from Thursday to the following Sunday) .
Some issues around Indigenous urban ministry may be the same across the country, but regional dynamics make the context different for each city, said Archbishop Greg Kerr-Wilson, metropolitan (senior bishop) of the ecclesiastical province of Rupert's Land and bishop of Calgary.
Meanwhile, in 1870, Bishop Lynch became Archbishop, heading the new ecclesiastical province of Ontario bishops, separated from the Church province of Quebec for the first time.
Hiltz discussed the marriage canon and other issues that will come up at the triennial General Synod when he spoke on June 26 as an observer at the provincial synod of the ecclesiastical province of Canada.
In 1844, Bishop Power joined with other bishops in Upper and Lower Canada to successfully petition the Pope for the creation of an ecclesiastical province in Canada.
The ecclesiastical province of Canada wound up its 47th session of synod with a motion that was as close to disbanding the synod as it could get.
He recognized the metropolitan of Lviv-Halych as head not only of the ecclesiastical province of Halych, but of the entire Ukrainian Catholic Church.
James paid tribute to the Christian life and attainments of the distinguished jurist and former prolocutor of the national church, with Archbishop Colin Johnson, metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Ontario and bishop of the diocese of Toronto, presiding.