Apostolic prefect

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

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The project, called "A Drop of Hope," is sponsored by the apostolic prefect of Battambang, Cambodia, which is led by a Spanish Jesuit, Msgr.
Antonysamy Susairaj, apostolic prefect of Kompong Cham, eastern Cambodia, led the March 21 ceremony.