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  Diocese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Catholicism, the pope is the bishop of the diocese of Rome.
In Christian churches, the diocese is an administrative territorial unit administrated by a bishop, hence also referred to as a bishopric or episcopal see, though more often the term episcopal see means the office held by the bishop.
Between the 4th and 6th centuries, as the older administrative structure began to crumble, the role of the bishops in the western lands of the Empire enabled those lands and their peoples to maintain a semblance of civilisation as the authority of Rome vanished.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diocese   (908 words)

A Diocese is the territory or churches subject to the jurisdiction of a bishop.
As in the case of the division of a diocese, the union of several dioceses ought to be justified by motives of public utility, e.
The diocese is the territorial circumscription administered by a bishop; the archdiocese is placed under the jurisdiction of an archbishop.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05001a.htm   (5729 words)

 The Diocese of Chelmsford » Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Diocese of Chelmsford is the regional organisation of the Church of England in Essex and East London.
It is the second largest diocese in England, covering the county of Essex and five East London boroughs — Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest - with a population of over 2.7 million people.
The diocese is led by the Bishop of Chelmsford, Rt Revd John Gladwin, and is divided into three areas, each with its own area bishop.
www.chelmsford.anglican.org   (361 words)

A diocese in Hungary, suffragan of Agria (Eger), founded by Maria Theresa in 1776, and composed of the exempt provostship of St. Martin, the date of foundation of which is unknown, but probably in the beginning of the thirteenth century.
This privilege was exercised by thirteen towns of the Diocese of Zips pledged to Poland by King Sigismund in 1412, as well as by other towns not pledged.
Among his successors may be mentioned: Ladislav Pyrker, 1816-21, an eminent poet, later Archbishop of Agria and Patriarch of Venice; Joseph Samassa, 1871-73, later Archbishop of Agria; George Császka, 1874-91, later Archbishop of Kalocsa.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15761b.htm   (403 words)

 Welcome To the Diocese of Owensboro
The Diocese of Owensboro was established in 1937 and encompasses the western third of the state of Kentucky.
According to a 1990 study by the Glenmary Research Center, the diocese is fifty nine percent rural, and Catholics comprise about 6.2 percent of the population, or 48,222 people (approximately 21,000 households).
Church attendance rates here in the Diocese of Owensboro are among the highest in the nation with almost 6o% of registered members attending Mass on a typical Sunday.
www.owensborodio.org   (346 words)

 Brentwood Diocese - Catholic Church in England and Wales - Diocese of Brentwood
The Diocese of Brentwood was founded in 1917, when Westminster was divided, and comprises the County of Essex and the five East London Boroughs.
The aim is primarily to be of service to the clergy and, in the second place, to enable the diocese to know their needs better in order to provide more appropriate ongoing formation that will help them.
From then, to the 1960's and 70's, planning was seen mainly through the creation of parishes and the building of churches and schools as foundations for the life of the Catholic community.
www.dioceseofbrentwood.net   (626 words)

 Suburbicarian diocese: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In some christian churches, the diocese is an administrative territorial unit governed by a bishop, sometimes also referred to as a bishopric or episcopal...
A titular bishop is a bishop of the roman catholic church who is not the head of a functioning diocese, but instead holds title to a titular see....
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/su/suburbicarian_diocese.htm   (1071 words)

 Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are a missionary diocese with more than 22,000 members in 155 congregations throughout the five-county Philadelphia region.
We are the fifth largest diocese in The Episcopal Church, USA, which is one of the 38 provinces of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
The Diocese of Pennsylvania will not publish any further issues of the monthly newspaper, The Pennsylvania Episcopalian, in its continued efforts to reduce spending.
www.diopa.org   (279 words)

 Diocese of Steubenville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Diocese of Steubenville is an ecclesiastical division of the Church governed and administered by a bishop who is subject to the ultimate authority of the Holy Father.
The Diocese is the local Church, the People of God, all of whom assist the Bishop in the administration of the Diocese.
The Diocese of Steubenville comprises thirteen counties in Eastern Ohio.
www.diosteub.org   (189 words)

 The Episcopal Diocese of Dallas
Within the past six years the diocese has increased its youth ministers fivefold and is developing a premier camp and conference center at Lake Texoma.
Instead, I am issuing a call to all the congregations of this Diocese, to all the Clergy and all the members of the Lay Order: I call upon all of us to set apart Monday, June 12, as a day of prayer and fasting for the General Convention of the Episcopal Church.
The diocese invited all communicants and their friends to attend the festivities, which included tours of our state-of-the-art facility and a barbeque followed by the dedication.
www.episcopal-dallas.org   (1433 words)

 Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, NY
elcome to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester.
Led by Bishop Matthew Clark, the Diocese of Rochester extends from the southern shore of Lake Ontario, through New York's Finger Lakes region, and to the New York-Pennsylvania border.
Established in 1868 the diocese encompasses 12 counties and is home to approximately 350,000 Catholics, belonging to nearly 200 faith communities.
www.dor.org   (85 words)

 Diocese of Youngstown
In the annual Compliance Audit required by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the Diocese of Youngstown was found to be in full compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People The USCCB Charter Implementation Report will be released at noon on Thursday, March 30, 2006.
All dioceses and eparchies in the United States are requir...
This campaign is a historic milestone in the history of the diocese.
www.doy.org   (1024 words)

 Catholic Diocese of Johannesburg - Welcome
The Catholic Diocese of Johannesburg, under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception of our Lady, is part of the
The Diocese of Johannesburg comprises the following districts: Johannesburg, Alberton, Balfour, Benoni, Boksburg, Brakpan, Carletonville, Delmas, Germiston, Heidelberg, Kempton Park, Krugersdorp, Nigel, Randburg, Randfontein, Roodepoort, Sandton, Soweto, Springs, Vereeniging, Vanderbijlpark, and Westonaria covering an area of 14 517sq.km.
More information about the diocese' history, geography, statistics as well as administrative details, are available.
www.catholic-johannesburg.org.za   (153 words)

 Catholic Diocese of Austin Texas
The Diocese of Austin has embarked on a $45 million capital campaign to address critical needs in Central Texas faith community.
The weekly newsletter from the Diocese of Austin for Diocesan employees, parish employees and parishioners.
On Jan. 1, 2002, the Austin Diocese instated new policies on Ethics and Integrity in Ministry for all those who work in the church, whether in paid or volunteer programs.
www.austindiocese.org   (229 words)

 Salina Diocese
The Catholic Diocese of Salina, formerly the Catholic Diocese of Concordia, was established on August 2, 1887.
The counties included in this diocese are Cheyenne, Sherman, Wallace, Logan, Thomas, Rawlins, Decatur, Sheridan, Gove, Trego, Graham, Norton, Phillips, Rooks, Ellis, Russell, Osborne, Smith, Jewel, Mitchell, Lincoln, Ellsworth, Saline, Ottawa, Cloud, Republic, Washington, Clay, Dickinson, Geary, and Riley.
Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley was installed as bishop of the Diocese of Salina on Tuesday, December 28, 2004 at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Salina.
www.salinadiocese.org   (230 words)

 The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This Web site of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is part of that great mission of Evangelization and also a wonderful opportunity to communicate with the faithful throughout West Virginia
Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield, Bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will be issuing a Pastoral Letter on Health this fall.
If you have not been a part of a listening group in preparation for this pastoral letter, please use this on-line survey to respond to the same questions used in the listening groups.
www.dwc.org   (187 words)

 The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix ::
Her positive attitude and friendly demeanor will be greatly missed,” stated Father Fred Adamson, Moderator of the Curia for the diocese.
She is also credited with developing the weekly televised Mass from a taped ½ hour show, into a live, one hour show broadcast at 9:00 am on Sunday’s.
The new face of the diocese will be Mr.
www.diocesephoenix.org   (1130 words)

 Diocese of Fargo
Bishop Sullivan retired on March 18, 2002, and resided at the rectory of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in north Fargo, until moving to Rosewood on Broadway in the Spring of 2006.
The Diocese of Fargo seminarian scholarship fund supports candidates to the priesthood who are attending Cardinal Muench Seminary and completing required major seminary theology education.
Although sincere efforts have been made to offer links only to other Web sites whose content is faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church, the Diocese of Fargo is not responsible for the content of other Web sites accessible via links from this Web site.
www.fargodiocese.org   (795 words)

 Diocese of Joliet
On July 15, 1978 he was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Memphis.
He was appointed as Bishop of the Diocese of Little Rock on January 4, 2000 and was ordained on March 6, 2000.
In addition to his pastoral experience as a parochial vicar and as a pastor, Bishop Sartain also has considerable administrative experience, having served as Director of Vocations, Chancellor, Moderator of the Curia, Vicar for Clergy, and Vicar General.
www.dioceseofjoliet.org   (412 words)

 The Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney
The Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney is in the north-east of Scotland and comprises the City of Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, a small part of Moray and the island groups of Orkney and Shetland.
The Diocese has a companionship link with the Diocese of Connecticut dating back to 1784 when Samuel Seabury was consecrated in Aberdeen as the first Bishop in the United States.
The Diocese's second companionship link is with the Diocese of Saint John's, South Africa.
www.aberdeen.anglican.org   (551 words)

 Catholic Diocese of Cleveland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under or persons over 18 who are determined by a state or local public educational agency to be mentally or physically disabled.
A Report to the Community from the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland 2005.
Sponsored by the five Catholic Commissions of the Diocese of Cleveland and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.
www.dioceseofcleveland.org   (782 words)

 Roman Catholic Diocese of Nashville, Tennessee - Bishop's Office
Four years of classroom education is ending this week for the members of the Diocese of Nashville’s newest class of deacons, and the 18 men to be ordained on June 9 are ready to begin their new ministry.
A Metro police officer for 33 years, Finchum said he is ready to serve wherever he is needed in the diocese.
Many of the newly ordained deacons will stay in their home parishes, while others may be moved elsewhere at the discretion of Bishop David Choby.
www.dioceseofnashville.com   (1093 words)

 The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama
Committee hearings begin, however, on Monday, June 12th, including hearings on the election of six new diocesan and suffragan bishops.Four of the bishop-elects were approved by committee on Thuesday, June 13th and on to the floor of the House of Deputies and Bishops.
For the Web Page for the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, just go to: www.dioms.org and there is a tab that provides their complete list of items needed and how to deliver them to the Biloxi Warehouse or to Camp Coast Care.
The Disaster Relief Coordinator for the Diocese of Louisiana is Deacon Dennis McMannus.
www.dioala.org   (1528 words)

 The Catholic Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin
-->MADISON -- Bishop Robert C. Morlino, head of the Diocese of Madison, expressed his disappointment at the vote taken June 7 failing to approve Senate Joint Resolution 1, the Marriage Protection Amendment.
The Diocese is led by Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Fourth Bishop of Madison.
Quick facts: The Catholic population of the Diocese of Madison is 271,030, or about 28% of the 11 counties' total population of 957,859.
www.madisondiocese.org   (412 words)

 The Catholic Diocese of Orange County, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Orange County
For more information about our the Diocese of Orange, please visit this web page.
Continuing education classes are available through IPM at the Diocese.
www.rcbo.org   (551 words)

 Catholic News - Diocese Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Diocese Communications Director Says To Ignore Vatican Documents on Homosexuality
Diocese Editor: If It Feels Like A Family, It Is A Family
Diocese Psychologist: Catholic priest who supports gays is owed an apology from his critics
www.diocesereport.com   (187 words)

 Venice Diocese
The Diocese of Venice in Florida web site is an official publication of the Diocese of Venice Department of Communications.
The Diocese of Venice's web site contains links to sites on the Internet which are owned and operated by third parties.
The Diocese of Venice is not responsible for the content of any such third-party site.
www.dioceseofvenice.org   (65 words)

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