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Prelate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a senior clergyman and dignitary

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  • a senior clergyman and dignitary

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Prelate'

  • Prelate: denomination sometimes referred to as "prelacy", see Anglicanism. A prelate is a high-ranking member of the clergy who is an ordinary or who ranks
  • Honorary Prelate: An Honorary Prelate of His Holiness is a priest to whom the Pope has granted this title. They are addressed as Monsignor and have certain privileges as
  • Territorial prelate: § Equivalents of diocesan bishops in law A territorial prelate is, in Catholic usage, a prelate whose geographic jurisdiction, called territorial prelature
  • Prelate, Saskatchewan: For other uses, see Prelate. Prelate is a village in southwest Saskatchewan, Canada. Located just of Highway 32 it is 12 km (8 miles) east of Leader and
  • Lüneburg Prelates' War: The Lüneburg Prelates' War (German: Lüneburger Prälatenkrieg) was not a war in the true sense, but a relatively bloodless, albeit vitriolic, dispute between

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