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vicar apostolic

Saltos de línea: vicar apos|tol¦ic

Definición de vicar apostolic en inglés:

sustantivo

1A Roman Catholic missionary.
Example sentences
  • This meant in practice that papal letters appointing vicars apostolic were not be acknowledged.
  • This vicar apostolic would report to the office in Rome called the Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith.
  • From 1688, despite the danger to the individuals appointed, Rome chose men of piety, integrity, sacrifice and learning to act as vicars apostolic to areas of Britain.
2A titular bishop.
Example sentences
  • The Roman Catholic vicar apostolic for England equated Anglicanism with Donatism in a journal article.
  • Named vicar apostolic of North Carolina and consecrated a bishop in 1868, he attended the First Vatican Council in 1869-1870.
  • By the early 1590s it was accepted that a full hierarchy was impossible and a more ad hoc system of vicars apostolic adopted.

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