prefecture apostolic
noun Date: 1911 the district under a prefect apostolic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Prefecture Apostolic of the Delta of the Nile —     Prefecture Apostolic of the Delta of the Nile     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Prefecture Apostolic of the Delta of the Nile     The Prefecture Apostolic of the Delta of the Nile is situated in the north of Egypt and comprises four of the six… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Prefecture Apostolic of Southern Kan-Su —     Prefecture Apostolic of Southern Kan Su     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Prefecture Apostolic of Southern Kan Su     Separated from the Northern Kan su mission in 1905, and committed to the Belgian Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Prefecture Apostolic of Misocco and Calanca —     Prefecture Apostolic of Misocco and Calanca     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Prefecture Apostolic of Misocco and Calanca     (MESAUCINAE ET CALANCAE).     This prefecture in the canton of Grisons, Switzerland, comprises the valley of the Moesa… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Prefecture Apostolic of Sumatra —     Prefecture Apostolic of Sumatra     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Prefecture Apostolic of Sumatra     Sumatra, erected by a Decree of 30 June, 1911, and entrusted to the Dutch Capuchins. Previously it formed part of the Vicariate Apostolic of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Prefecture Apostolic of Belgian Ubanghi —     Prefecture Apostolic of Belgian Ubanghi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Prefecture Apostolic of Belgian Ubanghi     In Belgian Congo, separated on 7 April, 1911, from the Vicariate of the Belgian Congo and entrusted to the Capuchins. Its… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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