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In this position, she’s been providing support to clergy who are on leave, become disabled or in spiritual crisis.

There are anti-crime programs that might work but they need buy-in from the entire community including activists and the clergy who must work in concert with our political leadership.

It was not unusual, Chapnin says, for people with an intelligence background to advise or even join the clergy.

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Rather than make the clergy rethink its commitment to the fascist cause, the carnage just seemed to confirm their view that civilization itself was under threat.

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Advocates, clergy and elected leaders celebrated the city holiday while pleading for full voting rights.

As for the federal authorities, they have made themselves available but the clergy have not requested special protection.

The Coalition is comprised of labor unions, anti-war activists, clergy, and so-called black empowerment groups.

African American clergy are getting in on the action as well.

Akin to the clergy receiving “The Call” from God himself, Minaj has been touched by a booty angel.

There are supportive African (and African-American) clergy calling for coexistence rather than violence.

He gives a list of the sponsors of the baptized Indians, who included many of the French nobility and clergy.

Among the clergy therein he finds no offenses, save that a few have gambled in public; these are promptly disciplined.

Visitation of the ecclesiastical cabildo, clergy of Manila, and province of Pampanga.

The country clergy are without doubt the most over-rated persons in the country—I mean, of course, from a fiscal point of view.

This body consisted of the nobility, the higher clergy, and representatives, chosen by the people from all parts of France.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clergy, such as: priesthood, cardinalate, clerics, conclave, ecclesiastics, and pastorate.

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