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Synonyms for diocese



Synonyms for diocese

the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

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Asked to express regret that it breached the "bonds of affection" within the Anglican Communion by authorizing same-sex blessings in 2002, the diocese of New Westminster instead expressed regret for "the consequence of Our actions.
The foundation was incorporated in 1957, primarily by lay people in the diocese of Toronto.
Elected Susan Winn of the diocese of Montreal as deputy prolocutor, succeeding Peter Irish of the diocese of Fredericton, who resigned.
In the diocese of Saskatchewan, which covers the northern third of the province, suffragan (assistant) bishop Charles Arthurson has taken early retirement, but continues to work in a voluntary capacity, making him the "first non-stipendiary (unpaid) bishop of the Canadian church," said Bishop David Ashdown of Keewatin (eastern Manitoba and northwestern Ontario).
Parishioners in his diocese have taken up his challenge to join him in walking and raising funds for the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund's AIDS campaign--Partnership for Life, For a Generation Without AIDS--which aims to raise $1 million by the end of the year to finance HIV/AIDS programs in Africa.
Noah Njegovan, a former priest who once served as executive archdeacon of the diocese of Brandon, has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $190,000 from the diocese.
By Ngor Arol Garang January 3, 2011 (ABYEI) - Photos from yesterdays article: Episcopal diocese of Aweil calls for peaceful referendum.
A 2005 survey by the Diocese of Fargo, North Dakota found that since 1990, 32 dioceses have implemented pilot programs to "restore" Confirmation to its traditional place prior to first Eucharist.
Judge Norman Claude ruled that the local Catholic diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall is a public institution.
Each local bishop has the authority to allow Catholics in his diocese to forgo the traditional abstention of meat on Fridays or other rules of Lent, said Bill Ryan, spokesman for the U.
Jon Bruno, leaders of three Southern California churches in August voted to remove themselves from his diocese and from the Episcopal Church.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is facing 13 lawsuits from individuals mostly on allegations of sexual abuse by priests.
Among other findings: 92 percent of the 195 dioceses surveyed have a written policy on sexual abuse that is available to the public, and 76 percent have established a review board, the majority of whose members are laypersons not employed by the diocese.
Paul Joncas et Jules Belanger, Les 75 ans du diocese de Gaspe.
Third, I investigate the careers of these men before they were ordained as bishops, and finally, I analyze episcopal career patterns, focusing on the wider implications of the frequency and geographical variation of transfers from one diocese to another.