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...
- other than the prin****l diocese, the metropolitan archdiocese; the diocese led by the suffragan is called a suffragan diocese. In the Anglican churches...
- 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...
- The Diocese of Pannonia (Latin: Dioecesis Pannoniarum, lit. "Diocese of the Pannonias"), from 395 known as the Diocese of Illyri****, was a diocese of the...
- Diocese of Thrissur may refer to: Thrissur Orthodox Diocese, a diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, headquartered in Mannuthy, Kerala, India...
- 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...
- The Diocese of the East (Latin: Dioecesis Orientis; Gr****: Διοίκησις Ἑῴα) was a diocese of the later Roman Empire, incorporating the provinces of the...
- The Diocese of Rostov and Novocherk****k (Russian: Ростовская и Новочеркасская епархия) is an eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church. It is a part of the...
- A suffragan diocese is one of the dioceses other than the metropolitan archdiocese that constitute an ecclesiastical province. It exists in some Christian...