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noun as in man who is minister in roman or orthodox catholic church


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But most likely it was linked to the way priests identify with the poor in the face of government and criminal abuses.

Priests often preach support for the regime to their congregations, many of whom loudly dissent.

The Vatican says it is doing everything it can to take pedophile priests out of circulation.

I truly believe that most predator priests are out there living alone.

Last year the Vatican admitted that it had defrocked 848 priests between 2004 and 2013, without specifying where they are from.

In 1848 there were only seven priests in Birmingham, and but seventy in the whole diocese.

Besides these, twenty thousand Indians are under the care of secular priests—making a total of two hundred and five thousand.

I think there were more than five thousand persons present, including a thousand priests and a thousand soldiers.

These scientists have worked miracles before which those of the ancient priests and magicians are mere tricks of hanky-panky.

Accordingly, as soon as they saw our Priests they refused outright to let the ship sail if the Jesuits were to embark in it.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to priests, such as: cleric, father, monk, preacher, elder, and rector.

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