Jurisdiction, Episcopal


Jurisdiction, Episcopal
   By this term is meant the sphere of a Bishop's rule or ministration. This is defined in Article 4 of the Constitution adopted by the General Convention which provides, "and every Bishop of this Church shall confine the exercise of his Episcopal Office to his proper Diocese, unless requested to ordain, or confirm, or perform any other act of the Episcopal Office in another Diocese by the Ecclesiastical Authority thereof."

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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