from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to an eparchy.
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- adjective of or pertaining to an
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- adjective of or relating to an eparchy
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Seeing that the high cost of living in California was taking an economic toll on the financially struggling eparchy, in 1993, Bishop George asked the opinion of the eparchial consultors about moving the Pastoral Center out of California to another state with a lower cost of living, but, centrally located and easily accessible to the clergy and faithful.
-- More than half (52 percent) of the victims who made new allegations of sex abuse against diocesan / eparchial clergy in 2008 and 30 percent of those making new charges against religious-order priests were between the ages of 10 and 14 when the abuse began.
-- More than half (51 percent) of the allegations against diocesan or eparchial clergy in 2008 were reported by the victim, while 60 percent of those against religious-order priests were made by an attorney.
-- 83 percent of the diocesan / eparchial clergy and nearly 70 percent of the religious-order priests were deceased, already removed from ministry or missing when the charges were made.
'safe environment' programs which the diocesan / eparchial bishop deems to be in accord with Catholic moral principles.