archdiocesan archdiocesan

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to an archdiocese

Usage(s):

  1. When the nuns started to wear secular clothing in the fall of 1967, McIntyre barred them from teaching in archdiocesan schools.
  2. Reading of his scheduled address in the newspapers, archdiocesan officials taxed him with the omission.
  3. Guarded statements to the press, by Detroit archdiocesan officials, revealed that Father Coughlin's speeches had long been passed upon by a special archdiocesan censorship committee.

News

  1. Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) responds to the Faith based bigotry of Cardinal Francis George on Gay Marriage

    CHICAGO, June 12, 2013 Cardinal Francis George will be visiting Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 708 W. Belmont, Chicago, in the heart of Chicago's Gay Ghetto on Sunday, June 16, at 7PM. The visit was requested by the Board of Directors of the Archdiocesan Gay and Lesbian Outreach Ministry...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  2. AAA Small all-conference

    Archdiocesan Athletics Association, small-schools division, 2013 all-conference baseball team:
    on June 13, 2013     Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  3. AAA Large all-conference

    Archdiocesan Athletics Association, large-schools division, 2013 all-conference baseball team:
    on June 13, 2013     Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "The reasons given in the (2003) document, as well as the potential scandal for the faithful should an archdiocesan agency act contrary to the clear teaching of the church's magisterium, require that a Catholic bishop follow this clear guidance from...
    on Mar 11, 2006 By: William Levada Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Cardinal Mahony said the "first major property to be sold will be the Archdiocesan Catholic Center," since "it is only right that the Archdiocese begin this process by demonstrating our commitment to reach final settlement in these cases by...
    on May 16, 2007 By: Cardinal Roger Mahony Source: Spero News

  3. Cardinal Francis George said the document was "entirely consistent with the present policies of the Chicago archdiocesan seminaries, which have been in place for more than 10 years. The criteria of the Instruction are also entirely consistent with...
    on Dec 2, 2005 By: Cardinal Francis George Source: Bulletin (subscription)

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