AnswerI'm just speculating here, but let's assume that said church DID pay money to a bunch of people who came forward and made claims of sexually improper actions on the part of some religious leaders. Of course, that's a bad thing. Nobody should be subjected to that kind of behavior, especially fr…
In Christianity, a diocese is an administrative territorial unit administered by a bishop. It is also referred to as a bishopric or Episcopal Area (as in United Methodism) or episcopal see, though strictly the term episcopal see refers to the domain of ecclesiastical authority officially held by the…
Canterbury and York are the two archdioceses.
The Catholic Church must have a legal existence so it can operate under civil law. It requires an entity that can be served with civil suits and that can hold title to real property. For example, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Boston is termed a Corporation Sole, a legal entity that was created un…
A district under the care of a particular priest or church is called a parish.