parish council

parish council
parish council NOUN the administrative body in a civil parish.

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  • parish council — /pærɪʃ ˈkaʊnsəl/ (say parish kownsuhl) noun a body elected to manage the affairs of a parish …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Parish council (US Catholic Church) — In American Roman Catholic parishes, the parish council arose after Vatican II in the new era of lay participation in parish decision making. It was a response to the Vatican II Decree on the Apostolate of Lay People (Apostolicam actuositatem,… …   Wikipedia