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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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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 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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His Excellency, Bishop Barry C. Knestout, has appointed Reverend Michael G. Boehling, a priest of the Diocese of Richmond, Vicar General and Moderator of ...

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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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The Vicar General is the highest administrative office in the diocese and oversees all administrative matters. Church law establishes the office, and the bishop ...

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Vicar General: According to the code of canon law, the bishop of each diocese must appoint one or more Vicars General who assist him in the governance of the  ...

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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, ...