Curates

Refers to Christian clergy who have the charge ('cure') of a parish. The term is more often popularly used to denote assistants or unbeneficed clergymen who help or temporarily replace priests, vicars, rectors, or other incumbents of parishes.

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curates
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hulppriesters Dutch
coadjuntor Spanish
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Refers to Christian clergy who have the charge ('cure') of a parish. The term is more often popularly used to denote assistants or unbeneficed clergymen who help or temporarily replace priests, vicars, rectors, or other incumbents of parishes.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300264485. The J. Paul Getty Trust.