Metropolis (religious jurisdiction)

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A metropolis religious jurisdiction, or a metropolitan archdiocese, is an episcopal see whose bishop is the metropolitan bishop of an ecclesiastical province.wikipedia
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Ecclesiastical province

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A metropolis religious jurisdiction, or a metropolitan archdiocese, is an episcopal see whose bishop is the metropolitan bishop of an ecclesiastical province. In the Latin Church, or Western Church, of the Catholic Church, a metropolitan see is the chief episcopal see of an ecclesiastical province.
Over the years certain provinces adopted the status of metropolis and have a certain degree of self-rule.

Eparchy

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In the Eastern Orthodox Churches, a Metropolis (also called Metropolia or Metropolitanate) is a type of diocese, along with eparchies, exarchates and archdioceses.
It is part of a metropolis.

Diocese

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In the Eastern Orthodox Churches, a Metropolis (also called Metropolia or Metropolitanate) is a type of diocese, along with eparchies, exarchates and archdioceses. Its Ordinary is a metropolitan archbishop and the see itself 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.

Metropolitan bishop

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A metropolis religious jurisdiction, or a metropolitan archdiocese, is an episcopal see whose bishop is the metropolitan bishop of an ecclesiastical province. Its Ordinary is a metropolitan archbishop and the see itself is an archdiocese.
In Christian churches with episcopal polity, the rank of metropolitan bishop, or simply metropolitan, pertains to the diocesan bishop or archbishop of a metropolis.

Suffragan diocese

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It has at least one suffragan diocese.
A suffragan diocese is one of the dioceses other than the metropolitan archdiocese that constitute an ecclesiastical province.

Eastern Catholic Churches

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In the Eastern Catholic Churches, a metropolitanate is an autonomous Church of a lower category than the patriarchal and the major archiepiscopal Churches and is headed by a single Metropolitan of a fixed episcopal see.

Episcopal see

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A metropolis religious jurisdiction, or a metropolitan archdiocese, is an episcopal see whose bishop is the metropolitan bishop of an ecclesiastical province. In the Eastern Catholic Churches, a metropolitanate is an autonomous Church of a lower category than the patriarchal and the major archiepiscopal Churches and is headed by a single Metropolitan of a fixed episcopal see. In non-Greek Orthodox churches, mainly Slavic Orthodox, the title of Metropolitan is given to the heads of autocephalous Churches or of a few important episcopal sees. In the Latin Church, or Western Church, of the Catholic Church, a metropolitan see is the chief episcopal see of an ecclesiastical province.

Bishop

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A metropolis religious jurisdiction, or a metropolitan archdiocese, is an episcopal see whose bishop is the metropolitan bishop of an ecclesiastical province.

Eastern Orthodox Church

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In the Eastern Orthodox Churches, a Metropolis (also called Metropolia or Metropolitanate) is a type of diocese, along with eparchies, exarchates and archdioceses.

Exarchate

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In the Eastern Orthodox Churches, a Metropolis (also called Metropolia or Metropolitanate) is a type of diocese, along with eparchies, exarchates and archdioceses.

Auxiliary bishop

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In the churches of Greek Orthodoxy, every diocese is a Metropolis, headed by a Metropolitan while auxiliary bishops are the only non-metropolitan bishops.

Greek Orthodox Church

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In the churches of Greek Orthodoxy, every diocese is a Metropolis, headed by a Metropolitan while auxiliary bishops are the only non-metropolitan bishops. In non-Greek Orthodox churches, mainly Slavic Orthodox, the title of Metropolitan is given to the heads of autocephalous Churches or of a few important episcopal sees.

Eastern Orthodox Slavs

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In non-Greek Orthodox churches, mainly Slavic Orthodox, the title of Metropolitan is given to the heads of autocephalous Churches or of a few important episcopal sees.

Autocephaly

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In non-Greek Orthodox churches, mainly Slavic Orthodox, the title of Metropolitan is given to the heads of autocephalous Churches or of a few important episcopal sees.

Sui iuris

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In the Eastern Catholic Churches, a metropolitanate is an autonomous Church of a lower category than the patriarchal and the major archiepiscopal Churches and is headed by a single Metropolitan of a fixed episcopal see.

Patriarch

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In the Eastern Catholic Churches, a metropolitanate is an autonomous Church of a lower category than the patriarchal and the major archiepiscopal Churches and is headed by a single Metropolitan of a fixed episcopal see.

Major archbishop

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In the Eastern Catholic Churches, a metropolitanate is an autonomous Church of a lower category than the patriarchal and the major archiepiscopal Churches and is headed by a single Metropolitan of a fixed episcopal see.

Latin Church

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In the Latin Church, or Western Church, of the Catholic Church, a metropolitan see is the chief episcopal see of an ecclesiastical province.

Catholic Church

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In the Latin Church, or Western Church, of the Catholic Church, a metropolitan see is the chief episcopal see of an ecclesiastical province.

Ordinary (church officer)

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Its Ordinary is a metropolitan archbishop and the see itself is an archdiocese.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Avignon

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There are very few suffragan sees that have the rank of archdiocese, such as the Archdiocese of Avignon that is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Marseille.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Marseille

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There are very few suffragan sees that have the rank of archdiocese, such as the Archdiocese of Avignon that is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Marseille.

Holy See

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Other non-metropolitan archdioceses are directly subject to the Holy See and are merely "aggregated" to an ecclesiastical province, without being part of it.

List of Catholic titular sees

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It gives their names in Latin (which are generally the names used also in English) as well as in Italian, and indicates the ancient Roman province to which most of them belonged or other geographical particulars, their status as metropolitan see or suffragan see (of episcopal or archiepiscopal rank), and basic biographical information about their current bishops.