The word diocese is derived from the Greek term διοίκησις meaning "
administration". When ... A diocese also may be referred to as a
Bishopric Definition and meaning from Bible
the office or rank of a bishop. Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
[Middle English bishoprik, from Old English bisceoprīce, the diocese of a bishop : bisceop, bishop; see bishop + rīce, realm; see reg- in Indo-European roots.].
A Bishop is chosen one of two ways... Appointed. Bishop Designate is the title prior to Consecration. Must be appointed by one higher than themselves.