Definition of priest-in-charge in English:
noun (plural priests-in-charge)
(In the Anglican Church) an ordained minister who has charge of a parish but has not been formally appointed as its incumbent.
- However, he continued his ministry with six years as a priest-in-charge of two small rural parishes in Northamptonshire, serving also as an honorary assistant bishop in the diocese of Peterborough.
- The Reverend Derek Jackson has been appointed as priest-in-charge of All Saints church, Bingley.
- Father David Hope, who recently returned to parish life as priest-in-charge of St Margaret's Church on Queen's Road, Ilkley, met the Pope as Archbishop of York.
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