D

Deacon

Dean — see: Vicar forane

Declaration of Nullity — a canonical judicial sentence declaring that the matrimonial covenant was invalid from the beginning due to impediments or defect of consent

Definitor

Diaconate — see: Deacon

Dicastery

Diocesan administrator

Diocesan bishop

Diocesan chancery

Diocesan curia — see: “Curia (Roman Catholic Church)”

Divine Liturgy

Diocesan priest

Diocesan tribunal — see: Tribunal

Discalceation

Dulia — see also: Hyperdulia (below)