Apostolic vicar

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(R. C. Ch.) A bishop to whom the Roman pontiff delegates a portion of his jurisdiction.
Any ecclesiastic acting under a papal brief, commissioned to exercise episcopal authority.
A titular bishop in a country where there is no episcopal see, or where the succession has been interrupted.

See also: Vicar, Vicar, Vicar

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Bura Mission is the first Catholic Church in Kenya and was started in 1892 by Monsignor De Courmont - an apostolic vicar - and Fr Jean Flick of the Holy Ghost Fathers.
Manama, July 25 (BNA): Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and Chairman of the Supreme Council for youth and Sports (SCYS) His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa received the Apostolic Vicar of Northern Arabia Bishop Camillo Ballin.
Speakers at the meeting were Bishop Paul Hinder, Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia; Mohammad Saeed Al Niyadi, director-general of the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments; Shamma Yousuf Al Daheri, director of the Fatwa Department of the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments, and Maria Al Hattali, Chief Preacher in the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments.
After the service, the congregation - in unison with their counterparts in Abu Dhabi - erupted in loud applause as Bishop Hinder, Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia, delivered his message.
"May the visit be an important step in the dialogue between Muslims and Christians and contribute to mutual understanding and peace-making in the region of the Middle East," said Bishop Paul Hinder, the Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia for the UAE, Oman and Yemen.
The Catholic Apostolic Vicar of Northern Arabia, Bishop Camillo Ballin, also hoped for a papal tour.
Lampon was the apostolic vicar of Jolo from 1997 until November 2018 when Pope Francis appointed him as the new Cotabato archbishop to replace Quevedo who served the archdiocese for two decades.
Among their topics are the performative meaning of the word parrhesia in ancient Greek and in the Greek Bible, empowering Catholics in a Protestant republic: life and works of apostolic vicar John van Neercassel (1626-86), the freedom to change the text of the New Testament: Wettstein's treatment of Mark, and silence is golden: freedom of speech and the Old Catholic Observer at the Second Vatican Council (1962-65).
Bishop Paul Hinder, apostolic vicar of Southern Arabia, which includes Yemen, complained to Catholic News Service that the "big world does not seem to be very interested" in Yemen's agony.
"Where we are permitted to practice freely our religion, and to have churches and schools and homes, this father and son have been of enormous help to the bishop, which is myself and my predecessor," Bishop Paul Hinder, apostolic vicar to Southern Arabia, said at the investiture ceremony
He was speaking while receiving at Al Sakhir Palace, Bishop Camillo Ballin, the Apostolic Vicar of Northern Arabia, currently on a visit to the kingdom.
In addition, an Indian priest was missing, Fides said, citing Bishop Paul Hinder, the apostolic vicar of southern Arabia.