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As hardline cleric and Khamenei ally Mehdi Taaeb recently declared “we have now reached the stage for the purification of the Islamic Revolution.”
WHY IRAN’S ELECTIONS ARE A CRITICAL TURNING POINT FOR KHAMENEI’S REGIMEKASRA AARABIJUNE 16, 2021TIME
Nearly 600 people registered as candidates with the Guardian Council, a 12-person body made up of jurists and clerics who answer to the country’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
WHO WILL BE IRAN'S NEXT PRESIDENT AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE REGIONIAN BREMMERMAY 29, 2021TIME
Supreme Leaders are chosen by a group of clerics called the Assembly of Experts.
WHO WILL BE IRAN'S NEXT PRESIDENT AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE REGIONIAN BREMMERMAY 29, 2021TIME
However, said Tia Noelle Pratt, a Villanova University sociologist who has studied the church’s handling of racial issues, the removal of a cleric is significant.
TENSIONS IN THE U.S. CATHOLIC CHURCH OVER ABORTION, RACE AND POLITICS COME TO A HEAD IN A MARYLAND CLASSROOMBRITTANY MAYESMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The authors of these documents are as diverse as the locales, including military men, to be sure, but also adventurers, philosophers, doctors, clerics, explorers and revolutionaries.
THE CONFLICTS AND CHARACTERS BEHIND THE WORLD’S CONSTITUTIONSTOM GINSBURGMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Students held demonstrations against the Vatican’s decision, and hundreds of Protestant and Catholic clerics signed letters of protest.
HANS KÜNG, CATHOLIC THEOLOGIAN WHO CHALLENGED PAPAL AUTHORITY, DIES AT 93MATT SCHUDELAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His friends now wondered at the cleric and very official-looking nature of his position.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
A cleric declares that he was at heart not a bad child but had been harmed by bad examples.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME III (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
They send a messenger to the cleric, that water be brought to them in the field.
THE LATIN & IRISH LIVES OF CIARANANONYMOUS
In a passion, he cursed the cleric, crying: 'As the minister of the devil, thou canst only guide to hell!
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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