Example sentences for: dioceses

How can you use “dioceses” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • At the end of the fourth century, Emperor Theodosius the Great organized the Church into dioceses, making Ravenna the new capital of the Western Empire (with Constantinople as capital of the Eastern Empire).

  • The story stunningly asserts that over the past 20 years, up to 2000 of 51,000 priests in the U.S. have been accused of sexual assault, and that Roman Catholic dioceses have shelled out $800 million since the 1980s in compensation for sexual abuse by priests.

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