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Christ the King - Towyn, UK
The Catholic Church of Christ the King, Towyn in Abergele, Conwy where everyone is very welcome.


Christ the King - Aberdyfi, UK
The Catholic Parish of Christ the King, Aberdyfi in Tywyn, Gwynedd where everyone is very welcome.


Christ The King - Amesbury, UK
Parish of Christ The King in Amesbury, Wiltshire (Diocese of Clifton)


Christ The King - Thornbury, UK
Parish of Christ The King in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire (Diocese of Clifton)


Christ The King - Knowle West, UK
Parish of Christ The King in Knowle West, Bristol (Diocese of Clifton)


Christ the King - Manchester, UK
Parish of Christ the King in Newton Heath, Manchester (Diocese of Salford).


Christ the King - Kinson, Bournemouth, UK
Christ the King Church in Bournemouth, Dorset part of Holy Family Parish (Diocese of Plymouth).


Christ the King - Perranporth, UK
Parish of Christ the King in Perranporth, Cornwall (Diocese of Plymouth).


Christ the King - ALFRETON (Derbyshire) , UK
Parish of Christ the King in Alfreton, Derbyshire (Diocese of Nottingham).


Christ the King - DERBY , UK
Parish of Christ the King in Derby, Derbyshire (Diocese of Nottingham).


Christ The King - Rossington, UK
Parish of Christ The King in Rossington, Doncaster (Diocese of Halam)


Christ The King - Builth Wells, UK
Parish of Christ The King in Builth Wells, Powys (Diocese of Menevia).


Christ the King - Milton Keynes, UK
Parish of Church of Christ the King in Kents Hill, Milton Keynes (Diocese of Northampton). An ecumenical church shared with the Church of England


Christ the King - Bedford, UK
Parish of Christ the King in (Diocese of Northampton).


Christ The King And Our Lady - Childwall, UK
Parish of Christ The King And Our Lady in Childwall, Liverpool (Archdiocese of Liverpool). Presbytery Phone Number: 0151 207 2271


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Useful Definitions in the Catholic Church

What is a Catholic Bishops' Conference?

An episcopal conference, sometimes called a conference of bishops, is an official assembly of the bishops of the Catholic Church in a given territory. ... Individual bishops do not relinquish their immediate authority for the governance of their respective dioceses to the conference (Wikipedia).

What is an Archdiocese?

Dioceses ruled by an archbishop are commonly referred to as archdioceses; most are metropolitan sees, being placed at the head of an ecclesiastical province. A few are suffragans of a metropolitan see or are directly subject to the Holy See.

The term 'archdiocese' is not found in Canon Law, with the terms 'diocese' and 'episcopal see' being applicable to the area under the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of any bishop.[8] If the title of archbishop is granted on personal grounds to a diocesan bishop, his diocese does not thereby become an archdiocese (Wikipedia).

What is a Diocese?

The group of churches that a bishop supervises is known as a diocese. Typically, a diocese is divided into parishes that are each overseen by a priest.

The original dioceses, in ancient Rome, were political rather than religious. Rome was divided into dioceses, each of which was made up of many provinces. After Christianity became the Roman Empire's official religion in the 4th century, the term gradually came to refer to religious districts. The Catholic Church has almost 3,000 dioceses. The Greek root of diocese is dioikesis, 'government, administration, or province.' (Vocabulary.com).

As of April 2020, in the Catholic Church there are 2,898 regular dioceses: 1 papal see, 649 archdioceses (including 9 patriarchates, 4 major archdioceses, 560 metropolitan archdioceses, 76 single archdioceses) (Wikipedia).

What is a Deanery

A subdivision of a diocese, consisting of a number parishes, over which presides a dean appointed by a bishop. The duty of the dean is to watch over the clergy of the deanery, to see that they fulfill the orders of the bishop, and observe the liturgical and canon laws. He summons the conference of the deanery and presides at it. Periodically he makes a report to the bishop on conditions in the deanery.www.catholicculture.org

What is a Parish?

In the Roman Catholic Church, a parish (Latin: parochia) is a stable community of the faithful within a particular church, whose pastoral care has been entrusted to a parish priest (Latin: parochus), under the authority of the diocesan bishop. It is the lowest ecclesiastical subdivision in the Catholic episcopal polity, and the primary constituent unit of a diocese. In the 1983 Code of Canon Law, parishes are constituted under cc. 515-552, entitled 'Parishes, Pastors, and Parochial Vicars.' Wikipedia

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