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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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When her parents split, she remained with her mother, who was active in peace and justice issues in the Arch-diocese of Baltimore.
Rev Colin Bennetts, and Bishop Philip Pargeter from the Catholic Arch-diocese of Birmingham will attend.
An Arch-diocese of Cardiff statement said it was co-operating with police and social services.