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synonyms for clergy

  • priesthood
  • cardinalate
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • ecclesiastics
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • rabbinate
  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • churchpersons
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
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How to use clergy in a sentence

In this position, she’s been providing support to clergy who are on leave, become disabled or in spiritual crisis.
MEET REV. BOS, FIRST OUT LESBIAN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN BISHOPKATHI WOLFEAUGUST 11, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
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.
OPINION | BLAME MAYOR BOWSER FOR VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC?PETER ROSENSTEINJULY 28, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It was not unusual, Chapnin says, for people with an intelligence background to advise or even join the clergy.
EXCLUSIVE: HOW AN ACCUSED RUSSIAN AGENT WORKED WITH RUDY GIULIANI IN A PLOT AGAINST THE 2020 ELECTIONSIMON SHUSTER/KYIVMAY 28, 2021TIME
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.
MY FATHER FLED FASCISM IN SPAIN—AND TAUGHT ME HOW LIES CAN DESTROY A DEMOCRACYSEBASTIAN JUNGERMAY 19, 2021TIME
Advocates, clergy and elected leaders celebrated the city holiday while pleading for full voting rights.
FULL HOUSE SCHEDULED TO VOTE THURSDAY ON D.C. STATEHOODMEAGAN FLYNNAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One usually expects clergy to dress as what they are, especially when they're overtly functioning as such.
MISS MANNERS: DECLINING HELP FROM THE UNMASKEDJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“He met with the clergy, which is great, but they don’t have boots on the ground,” she said.
FAULCONER STAYED LARGELY SILENT AS POLICING DOMINATED THE DISCOURSEJESSE MARXDECEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He gives a list of the sponsors of the baptized Indians, who included many of the French nobility and clergy.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Among the clergy therein he finds no offenses, save that a few have gambled in public; these are promptly disciplined.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Visitation of the ecclesiastical cabildo, clergy of Manila, and province of Pampanga.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CLERGY

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  • lords spiritual
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.