Q. 1. What is the meaning of the words "Diocesan Chancery?"
A. 1. In the Roman Catholic Church, a Diocesan Chancery is the branch of administration that handles all the written documents used in the official administration of the Church's Diocese.
It is in the diocesan chancery that, under the direction of the Bishop or his representative, all documents which concern the diocese are drawn up, copied, forwarded, and a record kept of all official writings expedited or received.