domestic pre late

domestic prelate

noun Roman Catholic Church.
an honorary distinction conferred by the Holy See upon clergy, entitling them to some of the privileges of a bishop.

Origin:
1925–30

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domestic prelate

noun
(Roman Catholic Church) a priest who is an honorary member of the papal household 
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