vicar forane


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vicar fo·rane

 (fô-rān′, fō-)
n. pl. vicars forane Roman Catholic Church
A priest who by a bishop's appointment exercises limited jurisdiction over the clergy in a district of a diocese.

[vicar + Late Latin forāneus, living away, foreign; see foreign.]

vicar forane

(fɒˈreɪn)
n, pl vicars forane
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a priest or bishop appointed by the ordinary of the diocese to exercise a limited jurisdiction in a locality at some distance from the ordinary's official see
[forane, from Late Latin forāneus in a foreign land, from Latin forās outside]

dean

(din)

n.
1.
a. the head of faculty in a university or college.
b. the head of a theological school.
c. an official in a university or college in charge of discipline, counseling, or admissions.
2.
a. the head of a cathedral or a collegiate church.
b. a priest in the Roman Catholic or Anglican Church appointed by a bishop to take care of the affairs of a division of a diocese.
3. the senior member, in length of service, of any profession, field, etc.: the dean of American composers.
[1300–50; Middle English deen < Old French deien < Late Latin decānus chief of ten = Latin dec(em) ten + -ānus -an1]
dean′ship, n.

Dean

(din)

n.
James (Byron), 1931–55, U.S. actor.
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After his ordination in 1875, he became the capellan de solio (chaplain) of Nueva Caceres Cathedral, later becoming the vicar forane of the province of Sorsogon and parish priest of Sorsogon town.
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In some of the more distant areas, the rural dean was also vicar forane, a position which carried more authority and independence.