On some select hierarchs . . .

Warning. Keep thy sense of humor.

“An amusing old doggrel acrostic for Latin “vicarius” (“substitute, delegate” – esp. a vicar of Christ who may be a proud and vain bishop) . . .

Vir
Inutilis
Carens
Auctoritate
Rare
Intelligentiae
Umbra
Superioris

“A useless man, lacking authority, rarely of intelligence, the shadow of his superior.”

(Borrowing from Fr. Z)