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the of an archbishop.
Contemporary Examples

Having a woman in the room would have been good for the archdiocese and could have changed history.
Los Angeles Politics Needs More Women John Phillips May 18, 2013

He declined to comment on the request for a restraining order, or the actions of the archdiocese.
Sins of the Fathers Jim DeFede October 1, 2009

In addition, the archdiocese has barred him from dressing like a priest or performing any church duties.
Sins of the Fathers Jim DeFede October 1, 2009

Most astounding, if not ironic, is the response from the archdiocese of Sydney and Melbourne.
Pageant Moms Aren’t All Crazy Heather Ryan May 17, 2011

Nienstedt officially apologized for his shortcomings in a column in the archdiocese newsletter The Catholic Spirit.
How Sicko Priests Got Away With It Barbie Latza Nadeau November 15, 2014

Historical Examples

His brother, Canon O’Gorman, was one of the dignitaries of the archdiocese, and director of the boys’ reformatory.
The Glories of Ireland Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox

Thurles is the seat of Episcopal residence of the archdiocese of Cashel.
The Sunny Side of Ireland John O’Mahony and R. Lloyd Praeger

A further division of the archdiocese of San Francisco was found necessary in 1861.
Catholic World, Vol. XI, April 1870-September 1870 Various

A royal decree, dated May 15, 1596, regulates the status of the bishoprics suffragan to the archdiocese of Manila.
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 E. H. Blair

The subject of a sinecure office in the archdiocese of Canterbury has attracted some attention.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850. Various

the diocese of an archbishop

1762, from arch- + diocese.


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