The Vicar General assists the Bishop in his administration of the diocese.
He makes decisions following the intention and the mind of the bishop. By this office, the Vicar General is an extension of part of the bishop's executive power - handling issues regarding policy and procedure in the diocese.
Using expertise, integrity, and prudence, he offers insights to the bishop on a variety of subjects and issues facing the diocese and he assists him in caring for the clergy and making personnel decisions.
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