vicar apostolic


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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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This was Paul-Francois Puginier, Bishop in partibus of Mauricastre, and Vicar Apostolic of West Tonkin and of Hanoi from 1868-92, a key figure in the establishment and expansion of French rule in Vietnam.
In 1851 Father Jean Marie Latour reached Santa Fe, where he was to become Vicar Apostolic of New Mexico.
More and closer supervision was required and, consequently, a vicar apostolic was appointed for Athabaska-Mackenzie in 1862, which opened the path for further diocesan structures towards the Rockies.
It will be presided over by the head of the Catholic Church for Bahrain, Vicar Apostolic of Kuwait, Bishop Camillo Ballin.
At St Joseph's Cathedral in Abu Dhabi, Vicar Apostolic of Arabia Bishop Paul Hinder led thousands of faithful at an outdoor Eucharist to conclude the three-day celebration.
One who visited in 1845 was Bishop Horace Bettachini, an Italian Oratorian, who had recently been appointed coadjutor to the vicar apostolic of Colombo (in Ceylon).
Burke (who later became Vicar Apostolic of Nova Scotia) and by Father Mignault, a Sulpician.