archdiocese archdiocese  /ˈɑrtʃ ˈdaɪ ə səs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the diocese of an archbishop

Usage(s):

  1. The archdiocese has one thing going for it that other career recruiters don't a captive audience.
  2. An Archdiocese lawyer told reporters that Mahony had made several trips to Rome in recent weeks to get the Vatican's support for the deal.
  3. The man announced on Monday to lead the archdiocese arrives well equipped for the job.

News

  1. Archdiocese cuts number of parishes

    The archdiocese of Indianapolis will decrease the number of parishes in southern Indiana from 30 to 20 due to shifting populations in area communities.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Seymour Tribune

  2. Indianapolis archdiocese downsizing in S. Indiana

    BATESVILLE (AP) - The archdiocese of Indianapolis plans to decrease the number of parishes in southern Indiana from 30 to 20 due to shifting populations in area communities.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Rushville Republican

  3. Archdiocese closing 12 southern parishes

    The Archdiocese of Indianapolis says it will decrease the number of parishes in one part of Southern Indiana from 30 to 20 due to shifting populations in area communities.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

Quotes

  1. "The future of the Catholic church in America is the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. It will have an extraordinarily negative impact," Flynn said. "There will be a lot of pain, a lot of cutbacks in services."
    on Jun 17, 2007 By: Raymond Flynn Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Pope Benedict could not have picked a better time to come to New York -- a beautiful spring weekend, the 200th anniversary of the archdiocese of New York, and on top of that it's Passover," Bloomberg said.
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Reuters UK

  3. "The sexual abuse of children is a sin and a crime," George said in the statement. "When the abuser is a priest, the whole church is affected. Such misconduct by a priest or anyone else associated with the archdiocese cannot be tolerated."
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Cardinal Francis George Source: The Southern

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