What is patriarchate?

  • (noun): The jurisdiction of a patriarch.
    See also — Additional definitions below


A patriarchate is the office or jurisdiction of a patriarch. A patriarch, as the term is used here, is either

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Armenian Patriarchate Of Jerusalem - Jurisdiction Outside The Patriarchate Complex
... The Patriarchate enjoys a semi-diplomatic status and is one of the three major guardians of the Christian Holy Places in the Holy Land (the other two are the Orthodox and Latin Patriarchates) ... Among these sites under joint control of the Armenian Patriarchate and other churches, chapels and holy places are The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City (Jerusalem ... The Armenian Patriarchate also has jurisdiction over the Armenian Apostolic (Orthodox) communities in Palestine, Israel and Jordan ...
Armenian Catholic Patriarchate Of Cilicia
... The Patriarchate of Cilicia (Latin Patriarchatus Ciliciae Armenorum) is the only patriarchate within the Armenian Catholic Church ... in Beirut, Lebanon, is the seat of the Patriarchate ... Cilicia dates back to 724, it was promoted to a patriarchate in 1742 ...
Patriarch Alexius Of Constantinople - Patriarchate
... He promoted the zealous actions of John of Melitene whose interest it was to limit the influence of the Syro Jacobite Church in the south east of the Byzantine Empire, especially in the newly conquered themes of Mesopotamia and Telouch ... For this reason the Syro-Jacobite Patriarch John VIII bar Abdoun was arrested and brought to trial in Constantinople and then forced into a monastery on Mt ...
Abraham Petros I Ardzivian
... They decided to have an independent patriarchate with their bishop, who arriving to Aleppo, by the help of Greek Catholic bishops, ordained bishop his ... Cardinals on November 26, 1742 ratified Ardzivian's patriarchate and on December 8, the Pope Benedict XIV granted him the Pallium ... The patriarchate founded by Ardzivian, being ratified according to the clerical rule and illegal according to the Ottoman rule, was the object of permanent governmental ...
... A patriarchate is the office or jurisdiction of a patriarch ... the Latin-speaking see of Rome from the four Greek-speaking patriarchates, forming distinct Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches ... However, the patriarchate is still called the Patriarchate of Antioch, somewhat similar to continuance of the name "Patriarchate of Constantinople" ...

More definitions of "patriarchate":

  • (noun): A form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line.
    Synonyms: patriarchy