Vicar , which comes from Latin vicarĭus, is a adjective which is used to name the one who has the power to replace another individual , assuming their duties and developing their work. The concept is often used in the field of religion .
In this context, it is said that the Pope is the vicar of Jesus Christ . You can also talk about apostolic vicar , Parochial vicar , Chapter Vicar and others. The feminine form of the notion is vicar .
This last term, when accentuated in the second letter I (vicarage ), lets name the territory over which the vicar has jurisdiction; to office of the vicar; and at job of this one. Vicaria, in this sense, is synonymous with vicariate .
The vicars arose at the time of Roman empire as courts of Justice of ecclesiastical character, headed by a vicar. Currently you can distinguish between apostolic vicaries , episcopal vicars and general vicars , among other.
Take the case of the general vicar . This is the office of who helps the bishop of a diocese. The vicar general, therefore, is appointed by the bishop to help him direct the diocese in question.
In Chile , between 1976 and 1992 worked the Vicariate of Solidarity . Powered by the Pope Paul VI , was intended to assist those affected by the dictatorship who headed Augusto Pinochet . Cristián Precht Bathed he was the first vicar of the Vicariate of Solidarity , a priest who several years later was involved in a case of abuse sexual.
Talk about vicarious experience , on the other hand, to describe the experience of emotions and sensations through other people's stories. For example, feel joy when a friend manages to fulfill one of his dreams or pain when we see an abandoned and abused animal. It is a very deep way of communicating with others, which does not focus on the rational but on the emotional. It is possible to say that it is one of the main characteristics of the empathy , as it arises when we put ourselves in the shoes of others.
The word vicar can also be used to refer to the Catharanthus roseus or Vinca Rosea, a bush that belongs to the family Apocynaceae. This plant can measure up to 1 meter high, and its flowers are usually pink or white, with a red dot at its central vertex. It is grown in various parts of the world since it offers a large number of benefits, some of which are mentioned below.
First, The vicar is widely used for its healing properties . Since ancient times, this plant has been used to treat various diseases, and is currently part of the ingredients of many drugs. For example, vinblastine and vincristine are two alkaloids that are found in its composition, and that serve to combat leukemia, and that is why it is common to find it on the labels of medications to treat this disease .
On the other hand, thanks to having reserpine, the vicar is used by scientists to develop antipsychotics and products to control blood pressure. The list of disorders that can be treated with the help of this plant It doesn't end here, since we must also include Hodgkin's disease, diabetes and malaria.
It is worth mentioning that medical professionals tend to oppose the use of the vicar for the preparation of home remedies, since their effects may be too strong. On the other hand, there are those who cultivate it as an ornamental plant, and in this case it offers the advantage of not requiring cares special, since it resists especially the lack of moisture.