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

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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 had been to Abu Dhabi many times as the Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia Bishop Paul Hinder is based at St Joseph's Cathedral in the Capital.
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.
I never heard a Christian cursing Muslims," the Apostolic Vicar of Northern Arabia's Bishop Camillo Ballin told KUNA.
In addition, an Indian priest was missing, Fides said, citing Bishop Paul Hinder, the apostolic vicar of southern Arabia.
In his later years, he concentrated almost exclusively on church affairs and was appointed Apostolic Vicar of Northern Germany in Hanover.
Bishop Paul Hinder, Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia, said the new church is again a shining example of the generosity of the rulers of the UAE.
Held on 14 July 2015 at the Grand Yordanos Hotel, the event brought together policy makers and faith leaders, including Sheikh Abdallah Mangala Luaba, Grand Mufti of the Democratic Republic of Congo; Bishop Abraham Desta, Apostolic Vicar of Meki Vicariate, Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar; and Iteffa Gobena Molte, Ecumenical Envoy to the African Union, All African Conference of Churches (AACC).
Catholic news agency Fides quoted Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, the Apostolic Vicar of Aleppo, as saying a parish priest and around 20 Christians have been kidnapped from a Syrian village near the border with Turkey.
Francis Borgia Hong Yong-ho was born in 1906, ordained a priest in 1933, appointed apostolic vicar of Pyongyang by Pius XII in 1944, and consecrated its bishop in 1945.
Bishop Palang recently assigned him to be the apostolic vicar to the Mangyan in the diocese in addition to MMPF apostolate among the poor and the running of a formation house for seminarians on the remote island of Ilin off Occidental Mindoro.
The apostolic vicar of the Armenian patriarchy of Constantinople, Archbishop Aram Ateshyan said that this year over the