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General Crossword Questions for “diocese”

  • See the bishop's concern
  • Deciphering English codes, I see
  • Perhaps I do see "see" - here?
  • Ecclesiastical see
  • See

Encyclopedia

  • A diocese is the district or see under the supervision of a bishop, it is divided into parishes. An archdiocese is more significant than a diocese. An archdiocese is presided over by an archbishop whose see may have or had importance due to size or historical significance. — “Diocese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The earliest use of 'diocese' as an administrative unit was in the Greek-speaking East. Three districts— Cibyra, Apamea and Synnada— were added to the province of Cilicia in the time of Cicero, who mentions the fact in his familiar letters (EB 1911). — “Dioceses of the Roman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In 1837 the County of Buckingham was similarly transferred from the then Diocese of Lincoln, to become the Archdeaconry of Buckingham, although this annexation did not take effect until 1845. [edit] Current extent [edit] Counties. The Diocese now covers the counties of. — “Diocese of Oxford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Indeed, he has created as little dislike in his diocese as any bishop on the bench. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • That, perhaps, in short, this Prerogative Office of the diocese of Canterbury was altogether such a pestilent job, and such a pernicious absurdity, that but for its being squeezed away in a corner of St. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • It was common knowledge that he had refused to be made titular bishop of the Occidental diocese till justice was done to a despoiled Church. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • Among the poor around him he was idolized, and by such clergy of his diocese as were not enthusiastic in their theology either on the one side or on the other, he was regarded as a model bishop. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope

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