Diocese of Newfoundland
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DIOCESE OF NEWFOUNDLAND
Established: 1839 as the Diocese of Newfoundland and Bermuda. Bermuda was made a Separate Diocese in 1879, but the two Dioceses was under a common Bishop until 1919. In 1976 the Diocese of Newfoundland was split into the Dioceses of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador; Central Newfoundland and Western Newfoundland.
Argent on a cross between four crosses patté Gules the Royal Crown proper, on a chief Azure a paschal lamb proper
The arms were officially granted on August 15, 2012.
We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.
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Arms of Bishops
Aubrey Spencer (1839-1843)
Edward Feild (1844-1876)
James Kelly (1876-1877)
William White (1918-1942)
Philip Abraham (1942-1955)
John Meaden (1956-1965)