Vicar (disambiguation)

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Vicar typically refers to a clergy position in various Christian traditions or to an administrative political post (Vicarius) in Roman history. Other uses include:

Church positions[edit]

  • Vicar (Anglicanism) for its use in the Anglican tradition
  • Apostolic vicariate, or "Vicar apostolic", is a Roman Catholic form of jurisdiction directly under the Pope established in a missionary region or before the creation of a diocese.
  • Vicar general, or Episcopal vicar, is a diocesean bishop's deputy able to exercise a bishop's ordinary executive power.
  • Vicar forane for a parish pastor who serves as a senior authority over a section of a diocese.
  • Vicar of Christ, (also "vicar of Saint Peter" or vicarius principis apostolorum), a title used primarily by the Roman Catholic pontiff.


  • Vicar (comics) for the pseudonym of Chilean cartoonist Victor Arriagada Rios (1934–2012)


  • Vícar, a municipality in Almería, Spain
  • Vicar Street in Dublin, Ireland known for its concert, events, and performing arts scene

Creative works[edit]