Administration Apostolic


A special form of diocesan organization. In most cases, where a new boundary of a country intersected an old diocese, the section in the country remote from the diocesan seat was erected into an administration Apostolic, usually under a titular bishop.

MLA Citation

  • “Administration Apostolic”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 June 2012. Web. 7 May 2021. <>