bishopric bishopric

Definition(s):

  • (n) the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He failed, and the bishopric has warned clergies to remain vigilant against Lightning.
  2. Prague also named a pro-Communist priest, Dean Jan Dechet, to administer the vacant bishopric of Banska Bystrica.
  3. He declined the bishopric of Missouri, but 18 years later accepted.

News

  • Yahoo reports Q3 net revenue of $1.081 billion

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc reported net revenue of $1.081 billion in the third quarter, down slightly from the year earlier. Yahoo said it earned $173 million in adjusted income from operations in the third quarter, compared with $238 million in the third quarter of 2012. (The story corrects to Q3 from Q2 in headline.) (Reporting by Alexei Oreskovic; Editing by Carol Bishopric)
    on October 16, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • Father Kung said that the future Pope had then been Archbishop of Munich for five years, "during which time a priest transferred to his bishopric perpetrated a series of abuses which have now come to light".
    on Mar 18, 2010 By: Hans Kung Source: Times Online

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cynic cynic
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