[ US /ˈdaɪəˌsiz, ˈdaɪəsəs/ ]
[ UK /dɪə‍ʊsˈiːz/ ]
  1. the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
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How To Use diocese In A Sentence

  • In 1869 he was appointed vicar-forane for the eastern portion of the diocese. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
  • 1259: Synod of the archdiocese in Mainz ordered Jews to wear yellow badges. Darwin Strips Reality of Purpose?
  • The Boston archdiocese's official newspaper said this week the Roman Catholic Church must face the question of whether to continue to require priests to be celibate.
  • Among the Catholic institutions surveyed (including congregations of religious women and men, healthcare systems, and archdioceses and dioceses), the archdiocesan and diocesan responses were the weakest.
  • The diocese feels a sense of gratitude for the gentle leadership which Bishop Laurence Ryan has given, first as coadjutor to Bishop Patrick Lennon and since late 1987 as bishop of the diocese.
  • Collins worked in the chancery, which is the office that manages the archdiocese's money. NYDN Rss
  • Dioceses were divided into archdeaconries, and archdeaconries into rural deaneries.
  • He had been due to appear before the Consistory Court of the diocese of Ripon and Leeds, opening in Leeds on Monday.
  • While clergy and lay members of the national church voted to hand the question of blessing same sex relationships to a theological committee, the Diocese of Toronto is set to debate the matter at its diocesan synod this fall.
  • After all, there you were, wearing civilian clothes, in a red-light district a long way from your diocese. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
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