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  • n  the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

  • The bishopric of Fulham began in the days of Charles I, when a lonely chaplain in charge of the small English community at Ghent asked the Bishop of London to lighten his solitude .
  • He failed, and the bishopric has warned clergies to remain vigilant against Lightning.
  • Prague also named a pro-Communist priest, Dean Jan Dechet, to administer the vacant bishopric of Banska Bystrica.
News & Articles

  • 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)
    Oct. 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Hans Kung in Times Online
    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".

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