Examples of bishopric in a Sentence
He was elected to the bishopric at the turn of the century.
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In Cannadine’s lucid account there is the occasional slip (the 1833 Irish Church Temporalities Act suppressed 10 bishoprics, not 18).
In 2015, Pope Francis appointed Juan Barros Madrid to the bishopric of Osorno, Chile.
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BISHOPRIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bishopric for English Language Learners
: the area a bishop is in charge of
: the position of bishop
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