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vicar apostolic

RC Church a titular bishop having jurisdiction in non-Catholic or missionary countries where the normal hierarchy has not yet been established
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Blanchet's Apostolic Vicariate was raised to the Ecclesiastical Province of Oregon in 1846 with Blanchet appointed to the archiepiscopal see of Oregon City.
During the short five-year span, then, between 1843, when the Apostolic Vicariate was erected, and 1848, when the land below the 49th parallel officially became the Oregon Territory of the United States, massive change and disruption characterized not only the Oregon Country but all of North America and Europe.
Bishop Paul Hinder, head of the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia, told Catholic News Service March 28, "I have no confirmation that anything happened Good Friday" and added that rumors of Uzhunnalil's execution on that day appear to be untrue.
The Apostolic Vicariate of Calapan, through the Diocesan Service Commission, has launched the Hapag Awa at Kalinga, raising funds and other forms of assistance, where Nassa has initially donated P500,000.
The prelate had served as bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Palawan and of the Diocese of San Pablo from 1995 to 2003, and of the Diocese of Pasig, from 2003 to 2010.
San Diego had also served as bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Palawan, the diocese of San Pablo (1995 to 2003) and the Diocese of Pasig (2003 to 2010).
MANILA -- Pope Francis has appointed a new bishop to the Apostolic Vicariate of Bontoc-Lagawe.
Among these areas are the 35 parishes comprising the Archdioceses of Iloilo, Capiz, Cebu and Palo; the Dioceses of Kalibo, Antique, Borongan and Calbayog; and the Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa.
Cruz Church in Manila, Quiapo Church or the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, and the church of the Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa in Palawan.
Spurred on by this situation, and after years of torturous political manoeuvring, in the 1650s, the Vatican finally decided to put its own men in charge of newly organised ecclesiastical jurisdictions in Asia by creating apostolic vicariates in Indochina (and China) rather than normal bishoprics like those in Goa or Macao.
Seoul--Forty years have passed since the apostolic vicariates of the Church in South Korea were promoted to dioceses.
MANILA -- Catholic Church leaders urged the faithful to join them on Saturday in holding the national consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in cathedrals, shrines and chapels in all archdioceses, dioceses and apostolic vicariates across the country.