Definition of Diocese. Meaning of Diocese. Synonyms of Diocese

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Definition of Diocese

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Archdiocese
Archdiocese Arch`di"o*cese, n. [Pref. arch- + diocese.] The diocese of an archbishop.
Diocesener
Diocesener Di`o*ce"se*ner, n. One who belongs to a diocese. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Undiocesed
Undiocesed Un*di"o*cesed, a. Unprovided with a diocese; having no diocese. --Milton.

Meaning of Diocese from wikipedia

- In church governance, a diocese or bishopric is the ecclesiastical district under the jurisdiction of a bishop. In the later organization of the Roman...
- The Diocese of Rome (Latin: Dioecesis Urbis seu Romana; Italian: Diocesi di Roma) is the ecclesiastical district under the direct jurisdiction of the...
- The Diocese of Oxford is a Church of England diocese that forms part of the Province of Canterbury. The diocese is led by the Bishop of Oxford (currently...
- of Dodona Diocese of Elaea Diocese of Kampania Diocese of Meloe Diocese of Messene Diocese of Myrina Diocese of Nyssa Diocese of Petra Diocese of Platamon...
- other than the prin****l diocese, the metropolitan archdiocese; the diocese led by the suffragan is called a suffragan diocese. In the Anglican churches...
- The seven suburbicarian dioceses are Roman Catholic dioceses located in the vicinity of Rome, whose (titular) bishops are the (now six) ordinary members...
- A suffragan diocese is one of the dioceses other than the metropolitan archdiocese that constitute an ecclesiastical province. It exists in some Christian...
- The Diocese of Meath (Irish: Deoise na Mí) is an Irish diocese which took its name after the ancient Kingdom of Meath. In the Roman Catholic Church it...
- Diocese of Christchurch may refer to: Anglican Diocese of Christchurch, a geographical area of the Anglican Church, in New Zealand Roman Catholic Diocese...
- churches is an episcopal see of a former diocese that no longer functions, sometimes called a "dead diocese". The ordinary or hierarch of such a see may...