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Our Will Huntsberry obtained a memo the diocese sent to school pastors and principals earlier this week that spelled out the diocese’s conclusion that any mandate added by the governor must include a medical exemption and a personal belief exemption.

Police are working with the diocese to determine whether there are more possible victims.

We hope that this course of action by the diocese balances the need to protect the health of our students, teachers and staffs with the rights of parents to decide issues vital to their children.

Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan has dubbed the vaccine a “moral obligation” and the diocese has also issued statements supporting vaccination.

The court-appointed receiver has filed multiple lawsuits accusing Prospect and the diocese of “omissions and half-truths actionable as fraud,” demanding that they help make the pension whole.

Take the case of Herx v. Diocese of Fort Wayne, an employment discrimination suit in the Seventh Circuit.

The local diocese said assistance would be given to the woman and her baby for a few weeks until she decided on her future.

Father Taraborelli is a trained exorcist for the Rome diocese, and his work schedule is very busy.

His predecessor had just banned three priests in his diocese from public ministry.

More than $600,000 has been paid in lawsuits to victims in the Los Angeles diocese.

The archbishop of Manila sends to the king (July 30, 1621) an account of ecclesiastical and some other affairs in his diocese.

In 1848 there were only seven priests in Birmingham, and but seventy in the whole diocese.

Sangley missions of the diocese of the archbishopric of Manila, and the number of souls directed in them.

Then he returned to his province, entered the seminary, and became a sub-deacon of the diocese of Nueva Segovia.

It is a great country church of very unusual architecture, elevated to the head of a diocese in 1888.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diocese, such as: district, benefice, bishopric, episcopate, jurisdiction, and prelacy.

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