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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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An Arch-diocese of Cardiff statement said it was co-operating with police and social services.
The Dar es Salaam Arch-Diocese Auxiliary Bishop Eusebius Nzigilwa, on this new move, has remarked that the Catholic Church is focused to battle against the country s arch-foes of illiteracy, ailments as well as poverty.
Philomena one of the first parishes in the Los Angeles arch-diocese to make this change.