bishopry


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Noun1.bishopry - the office and dignity of a bishop
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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Having an original architectural shape, it fit, with regards to planimetry and general placements, in the series of churches like the Curtea de Arges Bishopry, the Bucharest Metropolitan Church, the Hurezi Monastery, being small, approximately 41 m long and 17 m wide.
If he had gone to Rome, he would have been the third cardinal at the conclave to choose the replacement for Pope Benedict under the shadow of a scandal in his bishopry.
Every bishop is given what is called a titular bishopry when they are ordained.