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vicar general

an official, usually a layman, appointed to assist the bishop of a diocese in discharging his administrative or judicial duties
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Episcopal Vicar for the faithful of Tamil origin in the Archdiocese of Colombo.
Reverend Father Tony Kerin, episcopal vicar for justice and social service in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, told the paper that women wanted the best of both worlds.
Kennedy, who will be become episcopal vicar for new evangelization for the archdiocese.
In 2001 he was also appointed full-time episcopal vicar for the areas of Wolverhampton, Walsall, the Black Country and Worcestershire.
In 2001 he was also appointed full-time Episcopal Vicar for the areas of Wolver-hampton, Walsall, the Black Country and Worcestershire.
Upon his return to England in 1991, he worked as a parish priest in Stafford, then as Episcopal Vicar for the deaneries of Wolverhampton, Walsall, the Black Country and Worcestershire and a member of the Archbishop's Council, in Birmingham.
The silver jubilarians (25 years) are: Fr Edward Cain (St Ambrose,Speke),Fr John McNulty (chaplain, Prison Service),Fr Anthony O'Brien(episcopal vicar,finance and development).
Parish priest Canon Garry Byrne, the RC Dean of Coventry, and Canon Tom Farrell, Episcopal Vicar for Oxfordshire deaneries, blessed the extension at St Osburg's RC Primary in Upper Hill Street, Radford, as part of an opening ceremony.
His retirement was announced two days earlier by Episcopal Vicar of the Archdiocese Canon Robert Reardon, who stood in for the poorly Canon Kearney at the Sunday service.
Esteban Binghay, former episcopal vicar of the Archdiocese of Cebu, said the use of drop boxes for collecting information on drugs had both advantages and disadvantages.
Before coming to the Vatican in 2015, Morandi had served as the vicar general of the Modena-Nonantola archdiocese and had also been its episcopal vicar for catechesis, evangelization, and culture.
Noel Emmanuel Christian, presently Episcopal Vicar and General Treasurer of the same diocese as the new Bishop of Trincomalee.