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DIOCESE, eccl. law. The district over which a bishop exercises his spiritual functions. 1 B1. Com. 111.

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The Roman Catholic Arch-diocese of Birmingham looks set to be refused permission for a housing development near Bulkington.
But before any announcement can be made, he must test the water by speaking to leading clerical and lay figures throughout the Arch-Diocese.
The Birmingham Arch-diocese has denied it was to blame for the abuse.