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archdiocese in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisharchdiocesearch‧di‧o‧cese /ˌɑːtʃˈdaɪəsəs, -siːs $ ˌɑːrtʃ-/ noun [countable]  RRCthe area that is governed by an archbishop
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archdioceseHygeberht's archdiocese, therefore, embraced Mercia and its dependent border territories in the midlands and East Anglia.Very soon afterwards, the archdiocese withdrew its plans and the church thankfully continues in use.Jim gave the liturgy planning team his tentative approval and waited to see how the community and the archdiocese would react.More nettlesome was the prosecutorial attitude the archdiocese had assumed.By mid-February the archdiocese had yet to release its report on the parish, and he was beginning to worry.Two weeks later a letter arrived from the solicitors for the archdiocese providing the assurance that we sought.And this, the archdiocese believes, is sometimes done at the expense of Catholic doctrine.The archdiocese had already settled with about 10 plaintiffs, but several other men are still involved in the lawsuit.