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A vicar general (previously, archdeacon) is the principal deputy of the bishop of a diocese for the exercise of administrative authority and possesses the title of ...

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The wide powers of administration now enjoyed by the vicar-general belonged formerly to the archdeacon. The latter official was the first among the seven ...

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Aug 23, 2017 ... A bishop is the visible face of any diocese, appointed by the pope to lead the clergy and the faithful. Behind the scenes, a vicar general handles ...

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The Vicar General serves at the pleasure of the diocesan bishop as his vicar in all things, except those which the diocesan bishop has reserved to himself.

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In each diocese the diocesan bishop must appoint a vicar general who is provided with ordinary power according to the norm of the following canons and who is ...

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A vicar is a cleric who takes the place of another and exercises authority in the other's name, in accord with the prescriptions of canon law. The Vicar General is  ...

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VICAR-GENERAL A legitimately deputized assistant to a bishop with ordinary jurisdiction over an entire diocese. His term of office expires with the death, ...

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Vicar General Moderator of the Curia. The Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia assists the diocesan bishop in coordinating the pastoral governance and ...

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Msgr. Gary Secor, as Vicar General, serves at the pleasure of the Bishop as his vicar in all things specific to the general care and administration of the diocese.