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A decree regarding the erection, suppression or alteration of a parish articulates an administrative act made by the diocesan bishop. In a decree, the diocesan bishop expresses a decision or provision made for a particular case according to the norm of church law.

Guidelines for those who wish to seek recourse regarding such a decree are available in English or Spanish.

Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire

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Manchester, NH 03105-0310
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