Oversight in the PMW

The word “oversight” is used thrice in the ELS document on the public ministry, in a consistent way. Yet no definition or explanation is offered of that or most of the other technical terms in the document. I’d like to know what, exactly, is meant by “oversight.” What does the duty entail? What privilege does it require? What are the consequences, and what is the purpose of “oversight?” I think I have some idea, but I’ve recently read that a college president exercises pastoral oversight, and that confuses me. Can anyone enlighten me? Anyone? Anyone?

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