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Archdiocese

(Archidioikesis, archidioecesis).

This term does not designate an ecclesiastical province, but only that diocese of the province which is the archbishop's own, and over which he holds immediate and exclusive jurisdiction.

Sources

FERRARIS, Bibliotheca Canonica, etc; WERNZ, Jus Decretalium, II. tit. 34; SMITH, Elements of Ecclesiastical Law, I; PHILLIPS, Kirchenrecht, VI; SILBERNAGL Verfassung und Beshtand sämtlichber Kirchen des Orients (1904); Concilii Plenarii Balt. II Acta et Decreta, tit. III; SANTI, Prælectiones Juris Canonici, t. I; Gerarchia Cattolica (Roma, 1906).

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APA citation. Archdiocese. (1907). In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01694b.htm

MLA citation. "Archdiocese." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01694b.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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