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Noun Concept
Categories: Organisation of Catholic religious orders, Roman Catholic Church offices
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provincial  provincial superior
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A provincial superior is a major superior of a religious institute acting under the institute's Superior General and exercising a general supervision over all the members of that institute in a territorial division of the order called a province, which is similar to but not to be confused with an ecclesiastical province made up of particular churches or dioceses under the supervision of a Metropolitan Bishop. Wikipedia
Head of a province of a religious order Wikidata
A monastic superior, who, under the general of his order, has the direction of all the religious houses of the same fraternity in a given district, called a province of the order. Wiktionary
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The general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials WordNet 3.0