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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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Similarly, Windsor called on those bishops who "believe it is their conscientious duty to intervene in provinces, dioceses and parishes other than their own" to express regret for the consequences of their actions and to enact a moratorium on further interventions.
We can't go into a diocese and raid their lists," he said, but the foundation is thinking of ways to approach the two million people in Canada who self-identify as Anglicans on a federal census, some of whom do not necessarily support a local church.
He said that Anglican Appeal received $150,000 less than its target of $650,000 because three dioceses (Huron, Edmonton and Nova Scotia) did not participate; Anglican Book Centre (ABC, the church's bookstore and publishing arm), which was expected to break even, lost $222,000; undesignated bequests received were short of projections by $214,000; and proportional gifts from dioceses were down $53,000.
The question has been raised whether some dioceses might reduce the number of delegates who go to General Synod," Archbishop Caleb Lawrence told the bishops; his diocese of Moosonee, which includes northeastern Ontario and part of Quebec, is a member of the Council of the North.
Bishop Miller said his idea was inspired by Bishop Rodney Andrews of the diocese of Saskatoon, who last year spent 14 days driving an antique tractor across his diocese to celebrate Saskatchewan's 100th birthday and to raise funds for church causes.
Njegovan entered the guilty plea December 11, according to a statement released by the diocese the same day.
Episcopal diocese of Aweil, in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, led by Bishop Abraham Yel Nhial, gives training for southern Sudan referendum to 45 pastors drawn from various part of the diocese including Abyei.
The Cornwall diocese has co-operated fully with the inquiry and has turned over to it all relevant materials on its employees.
But Bruno, a 57-year-old former police officer, says that's against church law, and his diocese has filed lawsuits against the rogue churches' staking claims to their physical assets, which he says belong to the Los Angeles diocese.
The attorney for the plaintiffs said Carpenter's ruling will let their lawsuits against the diocese proceed.