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a person doing religious or charitable work in a foreign country

of missionaries or their work

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someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program

someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country

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relating to or connected to a religious mission

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Another observation, of this section of the book and more generally, is that its focus is primarily on Catholic missionaries.
Lara's extensively illustrated study traces the cultural history of Mexico's 16th-century missionary enterprise as seen primarily through the works of Catholic missionaries and native, primarily Aztec, populations.
Pope Benedict XVI said Catholic missionaries around the world face real danger.
The Catholic missionaries deplored the "ungodly" practice of bare-breasted women.
He said Liverpool should not be remembered just as a slave port, but as an important staging post for Catholic missionaries from Ireland who travelled to Nigeria in the 18th and 19th centuries.
In 2001, Benedict's predecessor, John Paul II, issued a formal apology to the indigenous peoples of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands for injustices perpetrated by Catholic missionaries.
A predominantly Protestant culture spread westward, further intermixing with the meld that began when French and Spanish Catholic missionaries brought their faiths to native peoples.
Although the Catholic missionaries had already touched the fringes of the Melanesian region in the 16th century, the real history of its Evangelization is agreed to have begun only at the beginning of the 19th century.
Here are the transcribed diaries of brothers Leonard and Victor Van Tighem, Catholic missionaries in Alberta between 1974 and 1917.
The experiences of Roman Catholic missionaries and pastors in Third World countries have helped bring about the current rethink.
Catholic missionaries reportedly receive residence permits shortly after their arrival; other persons receive permits after a delay of two to three months.
It's an enchanting mix of melodies and rhythms of Aztecs, Maya and Incas, along with the Spanish Catholic missionaries, and (honestly) who knows what else.
But in the colonies, all Catholic missionaries were paid by the state.
the Puritans in the East and Catholic missionaries in the West) and in the ways that major American social and political movements--women's rights, abolition, civil rights--appropriated Jesus as a moral authority and rallying figure to advance their respective causes.
Catholic missionaries accompanied the first French colonial ventures into the Antilles in the seventeenth century and reported on their experiences in manuscript and published accounts.
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