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Advocates, clergy and elected leaders celebrated the city holiday while pleading for full voting rights.
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.
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.
The tiers etat, of France, were joined by the whole body of inferior clergy with some nobles.
The clergy of every order were zealously sought out, and thrust into dungeons designed for the worst of felons.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW

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