Rectors

In Anglicanism, the elected pastor of a financially self-supported congregation. If there are several clergy in the congregation, the rector has primary responsibility for directing worship.

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In the Protestant Episcopal Church, the clergy in pastoral charge of a parish. In the Roman Catholic Church, the clergy in pastoral charge of a college. In the Church of England, the clergy having pastoral charge of parsonages, with full possession of all rights and tithes.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300025777. The J. Paul Getty Trust.