Indeed, to fulfill the needs of cities and rural areas, they should not limit their cooperation to the parochial or diocesan boundaries but strive to extend it to interparochial
, interdiocesan, national, and international fields" (dpostolicam actuositatem, no.
It is relevant to this paper that at the time of the 1993-1994 survey "almost 60% of private schools and 33% of diocesan, regional, or interparochial
schools reported having boards with limited jurisdiction" (Convey & Haney, 1997, p.
boards or councils) is dependent upon to whom the bishop has delegated certain authority within his diocese; upon whether the Catholic school is parochial, interparochial, diocesan, or private; and upon the governance model utilized within the particular school type.
In the case of interparochial schools, the bishop typically names a pastor from one of the sponsoring parishes as the canonical administrator.
78) As parochial autonomy grew, a competitive element was introduced into interparochial
relations which was reflected in disputes over a whole range of matters -- particularly the maintenance of roads and bridges, but including, most importantly, controversies over the relief of paupers.
In the larger dioceses, where there were interparochial
subdivisions, it included a minority -- Auxiliaries and Altar Societies counting the majority.