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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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We met with Bishop Makarious afterwards at the Minya Coptic bishopry. He was accommodating, friendly, and poised, making clear points.
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.