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vic′ar apostol′ic(n.)(pl.)vicars apostolic.

  1. a titular Roman Catholic bishop serving in a district with no episcopal see.

    Category: Religion

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  1. vicar apostolic(noun)

    a titular Roman Catholic bishop in a non-Catholic area


  1. vicar apostolic(Noun)

    A Roman Catholic with the title of bishop who administers a region that is not (yet) a diocese, especially in a missionary position


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