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MILITARY VICARIATE

A territory put under the care of one who has spiritual responsibility for the military personnel in that territory. It has jurisdiction over the chaplains, personnel of the armed forces and their families living with them. The jurisdiction is canonically erected by the Holy See.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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