Sandwich Isands
Sandwich Isands
Vicariate Apostolic comprising all the islands of the Hawaiian group

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  • Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) —     Sandwich Isands     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sandwich Isands     (HAWAII)     Vicariate Apostolic comprising all the islands of the Hawaiian group. They lie just within the northern tropic, between 18o 54 and 22o 15 north latitude, and… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Apostolic vicariate — An apostolic vicariate is a form of territorial jurisdiction of the Catholic Church established in missionary regions and countries which do not have a diocese. It is therefore essentially provisional, though it may last for a century or more.… …   Wikipedia

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