Definition of 'diocesan'
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It is the duty of each diocesan bishop to administer that law. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If the dioceses were reorganised it might lead to fewer diocesan bishops. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Two of that group subsequently became diocesan bishops, and the others fulfilled equally significant ministries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Few diocesan bishops can have met local Methodist leaders so often. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The London diocesan synod was one of just two in the country that voted against the ordination of women bishops. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There he also had the responsibility of installing the diocesan bishops in Southern Province. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Archbishop's comments have been made with the backing of at least two senior diocesan bishops. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He remained in Worcester for the rest of his ministry, working with three diocesan bishops. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The election has to be confirmed, or could be rejected, by diocesan bishops and diocesan standing committees. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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