Apostolic prefect

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(R. C. Ch.) the head of a mission, not of episcopal rank.
- Shipley.

See also: Prefect

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Close friendly relations have been established between the Vatican and Azerbaijan, and these relations are especially actively developing in the humanitarian sphere, Bishop Vladimir Fekete, apostolic prefect of Azerbaijan, told Trend.
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Antonysamy Susairaj, apostolic prefect of Kompong Cham, eastern Cambodia, led the March 21 ceremony.