Had Judge Temple espoused the cause of any particular sect, the question would have been immediately put at rest, for his influence was too powerful to be opposed; but he declined interference in the matter, positively refusing to lend even the weight of his name on the side of Richard, who had secretly given an assurance to his diocesan
that both the building and the congregation would cheerfully come within the pale of the Protestant Episcopal Church.
Synod and Visitations were the mainsprings of the world to the one; Cambridge to the other.
``Friend Prior,'' returned the Hermit, ``you are to know that I belong to a little diocese, where I am my own diocesan
, and care as little for the Bishop of York as I do for the Abbot of Jorvaulx, the Prior, and all the convent.''
The event was attended by Bishop Isaac Oluyamo of Ijesa North Anglican Diocese; retired Chief Judge of Ondo State and diocesan
chancellor, Honourable Justice Chief Sidney Ayodeji Adeyemo Afonja; diocesan
deputy chancellor, Mr Emmanuel Odubunmi; diocesan
registrar, Reverend Canon Professor Andrew Borokini; diocesan
deputy registrar, Mr Gboyega Afonja; other legal officers, Sarah Ojo and Tope Olaniyi, among others.
Uy, currently the diocesan
economus of Romblon, succeeds Bishop Emilio Marquez, who has reached the canonical retirement age of 75 last year.
MEMBERS from Almondbury Mothers' Union travelled to Halifax to participate in a diocesan
service where they witnessed Jean Thurman being commissioned as president of the Leeds Diocesan
Mothers' Union by the Bishop, Nick Baines.
Proceedings for the Jackson County grand jury are secret, but media reports of those known to have appeared before the grand jury seem to indicate the inquiry is focused on the conduct of diocesan
officials in the case.
WORCESTER - The Diocese of Worcester has successfully navigated another turbulent economic year, but chancery officials are expressing concern about the escalating costs of caring for diocesan
clergy who have retired or are in poor health.
bishop James Cowan has complained of breaches of trust within this diocese by churches splitting up over theological issues.
But even Mr Hall has to agree that today, at least, there are such people as diocesan
He spent three days meeting young people, clergy, and diocesan
workers, opening a school and visiting sites of Christian heritage.
Today, as the economic fallout of the sexual abuse crisis continues, some bankrupt dioceses now claim that they don't really own local parishes so that parish assets can be exempt from any diocesan