Vicar-apostolic meaning

A titular bishop who administers a region that is not yet a diocese as a representative of the Holy See.
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A titular bishop appointed to administer to a vacant see in which the succession of bishops has been interrupted.
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A bishop or an archbishop formerly delegated by the pope to act in his stead in a particular region.
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A titular bishop serving in a region lacking an established hierarchy.
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A Roman Catholic with the title of bishop who administers a region that is not (yet) a diocese, especially in a missionary position.
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