Church that contains the cathedra of a bishop, thus serving as the central church of a diocese, conference, or episcopate.- Cathedral
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Raised throne of a bishop in the early Christian basilica.
Eventually, the main church of a diocese, used as the primary church by its bishop, received the title 'cathedral'.
Building or complex of buildings comprising the domestic quarters and workplaces of monastics, monks or nuns, whether living in communities or alone .
In England, the word monastery was also applied to the habitation of a bishop and the cathedral clergy who lived apart from the lay community.
Church where the daily office of worship is maintained by a college of canons: a non-monastic or "secular" community of clergy, organised as a self-governing corporate body, which may be presided over by a dean or provost.
In its governance and religious observance a collegiate church is similar to a cathedral, although a collegiate church is not the seat of a bishop and has no diocesan responsibilities.
Honorific title given to particular churches in England, most notably York Minster in Yorkshire, Westminster Abbey in London and Southwell Minster in Nottinghamshire.
The term continued as a title of dignity in later medieval England, for instances where a cathedral, monastery, collegiate church or parish church had originated with an Anglo-Saxon foundation.
Church which acts as the religious centre of a parish.
In cities without an Anglican cathedral, the parish church may have administrative functions similar to that of a cathedral.
A pro-cathedral is a parish church that is temporarily serving as the cathedral or co-cathedral of a diocese or has the same function in a Catholic missionary jurisdiction that is not yet entitled to a proper cathedral, such as an apostolic prefecture or apostolic administration.
City on the banks of the Moselle in Germany.
It is also the oldest seat of a bishop north of the Alps.
Large unfinished minor basilica in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and is currently the largest unfinished Roman Catholic church.
The basilica is not the cathedral church of the Archdiocese of Barcelona, as that title belongs to the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia.
The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, commonly known as York Minster, is the cathedral of York, North Yorkshire, England, and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.
Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Minster, or the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lincoln and sometimes St Mary's Cathedral, in Lincoln, England, is a Grade I listed cathedral and is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Lincoln.