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Eparchy

In Cyprus, an administrative subdivision approximately equivalent to a county or province.
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The new measure, comprising five short articles, allows "the competent congregation of the Roman Curia" to begin investigations of local bishops, eparchs, or heads of religious communities when the congregation suspects a leader's negligence has caused "physical, moral, spiritual or patrimonial" harm.
Winnipeg--On June 30, 1973, Eparch (Bishop) Vasyl Velychkovsky, a refugee from persecution in his native Ukraine, died in Winnipeg.
SsR (Redemptorist), Eparch (bishop) for Slovaks of the Byzantinerite in Canada, died January 16, 2003, at the age of 81.
The entire Catholic population--only a few hundred--was bolstered for the occasion by Catholics from neighbouring countries (with the exception of Armenia, which has ongoing political problems with Azerbaij an), local Orthodox Christians (one eparch under Moscow's jurisdiction), and many Muslims.
Eparch Hajjar became well-known to Canadians when he baptized pop-star Celine Dion's baby in Notre Dame Basilica, Montreal.
The group includes Mykola Charnetsky, apostolic eparch of Volyn and Pidlyashia, and 25 companion martyrs; to the above martyrs must be added the young Ruthenian Bishop Theodore Romzha, apostolic administrator of Mucacheve, Ukraine, and Emilian Kovtch, priest of the Eparchy of Stanislaviv (now Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine) who died in the concentration camp of Majdanek in 1944.
John Pazak, CSSR (Redemptorists), 54, was made Eparch (bishop) for Slovak-rite Catholics in Toronto, a position that had been vacant since the retirement in 1996 of Eparch Michael Rusnak, CSsR.