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bishopric

the see, diocese, or office of a bishop
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The Bishopric of Constantia and Famagusta, announced that the liturgy would take place for a third year in the row at Ayios Georgios Exorinos within the walls of the old city of Famagusta.
In June 2014, Bishop Angelos became responsible for 13 churches in the Bishopric of Northern Shubra and Bishop Makary responsible for 12 churches of the Bishopric of Southern Shubra.
Yet, Gerald was seeking more than just the bishopric of St Davids.
Huddersfield is a new bishopric covering the local authority areas of Calderdale and Kirklees and like Bradford is one of the five 'episcopal areas' of the new Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales created last Easter.
Rifi's remarks were made during a visit to the Maronite bishopric in Tripoli to congratulate Bishop George Abu Jaoudeh on St.
Aberdon had been granted the status of bishopric in 1124, in preference to the settlement based between the Dee and Denburn rivers.
Apart from all this confusion giving the term bishopric a whole new meaning, will this dispensation allow gay bishops to conduct gay marriages, in defiance of Cameron's forthcoming law that specifically forbids Church of England solemnisation of such weddings?
The debate over gay bishops was ignited in 2003 by the case of Jeffrey John, a gay clergyman who was nominated for the bishopric of Reading but subsequently withdrew amid an outcry which split the Anglican church.
It is sloppily indexed: to take one example, of the seven bishops listed, three are indexed under the names of the bishop, one under "Durham, bishopric of," two are not indexed, while the nonexistent bishop of Oxford (the bishopric was not created until 1542, and it is not clear who is actually meant) is referenced under a generic heading of "Oxford," alongside references to the city and university (147).
The Chronicle also serves as the founding narrative of the new bishopric of Riga, seeking to establish its legitimacy and identity.
Later he was given the bishopric of Cloyne as a reward for good service - which made us roar because he displayed no flair with the press and ended up the butt of many a leg-pull.
The campaign considers Durham, a small, historic city with its unique history as a Prince Bishopric and seat of learning, should be developed with sensitivity so that future generations can enjoy it as a place of culture and learning.