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Definition of Vicar
VicarVicar Vic"ar, n. [OE. vicar, viker, vicair, F. vicaire, fr. L.
vicarius. See Vicarious.]
1. One deputed or authorized to perform the functions of
another; a substitute in office; a deputy. [R.]
2. (Eng. Eccl. Law) The incumbent of an appropriated
Note: The distinction between a parson [or rector] and vicar
is this: The parson has, for the most part, the whole
right to the ecclesiastical dues in his parish; but a
vicar has generally an appropriator over him, entitled
to the best part of the profits, to whom he is in fact
perpetual curate with a standing salary. --Burrill.
Apostolic vicar, or Vicar apostolic. (R. C. Ch.)
(a) A bishop to whom the Roman pontiff delegates a portion
of his jurisdiction.
(b) Any ecclesiastic acting under a papal brief,
commissioned to exercise episcopal authority.
(c) A titular bishop in a country where there is no
episcopal see, or where the succession has been
Vicar forane. [Cf. LL. foraneus situated outside of the
episcopal city, rural. See Vicar, and Foreign.] (R. C.
Ch.) A dignitary or parish priest appointed by a bishop to
exercise a limited jurisdiction in a particular town or
district of a diocese. --Addis & Arnold.
(a) (Ch. of Eng.) The deputy of the Archbishop of
Canterbury or York, in whose court the bishops of the
province are confirmed. --Encyc. Brit.
(b) (R. C. Ch.) An assistant to a bishop in the discharge
of his official functions.
Vicar of Jesus Christ (R. C. Ch.), the pope as representing
Christ on earth.
Meaning of Vicar from wikipedia
- A vicar
(/ˈvɪkər/; Latin: vicarius) is a representative, deputy
or substitute; anyone acting
"in the person
of" or agent
for a superior
- The Vicar
is a British sitcom which originally
ran on BBC One from 10 November
1994 to 1 January
2000, and then intermittently
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(from Latin Vicarius
Christi) is a term used in different
ways and with different theological connotations throughout
history. The original...
is the title given
to certain parish priests
in the Church
of England. It has pla**** a significant
role in Anglican Church organisation
- A vicar general
(previously, archdeacon) is the prin****l deputy
of the bishop
of a diocese
for the exercise
of administrative authority
- The Vicar
is a British sitcom starring
Dawn French which premiered
on BBC One on 10 November
1994. From 1994 to 1998, two series
and two specials...
is a muni****lity of Almería province, in the autonomous community
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- as vicar general
or episcopal vicar
of the diocese. In Eastern Orthodox
Churches, auxiliary bishops
are also called vicarian bishops
or simply vicar
- The Vicar
A Tale, Supposed
to be written
– is a novel
by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith
(1728–1774). It was written...
below. All bishops
of Christ". The pope is the bishop
of Rome. He is also, by virtue
of that office: Vicar
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