Bishopric

Bishopric

[bish-uhp-rik]
Bishopric may refer to:

  • Diocese an ecclesiastical region run by a bishop in the Roman Catholic, Orthodox Christian, Anglican and some Lutheran churches.
  • Bishopric (political) an area, historically most common within the Holy Roman Empire, where a bishop held the secular authority.
  • Bishopric (LDS Church) consisting of a bishop and his two counselors, presides over an LDS ward.

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