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Synonyms for churchman

Synonyms for churchman

a clergyman or other person in religious orders

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As well as the 15 new - cardinals who are under 80 and thus eligible to vote for the next pope - Francis bestowed the honour on five churchmen older than that to honour them for past service.
Fourth, although Hesnard in his treatise never admits the veracity of historical allegations against churchmen as the worst practitioners of the nouement, he does present many arguments implicitly countering such accusations.
To what extent did Orthodox churchmen continue to conflate the notion of "schism"--which prior to 1666 was understood to refer to persons who failed to comply with ecclesiastical authority--with Old Belief proper?
A committee which produced the report said some accommodation for both churchmen was unsatisfactory because it gave no privacy.
When the public scandal broke that churchmen and others had been actively involved in raping molesting and culturally abusing native children over several generations, I felt there was an opportunity to breathe new life into an ailing institution.
THE Archbishops of Canterbury and Westminster should not have been referred to as Britain's two leading churchmen as neither has any jurisdiction outside England (Page 5, February 20).
Although conservative churchmen feared this, most bishops and theologians understood it as a mandate to move forward, to undertake reforms begun so often before but thwarted by circumstance or politics.
In view of the politico-religious conditions of the time, Dionisio's message was not welcomed in many circles, especially among churchmen, particularly after he assailed many cardinals in St.
The policy made it popular with churchmen, who received heavy discounts.
For more information on the Directory of Traditional Anglican & Episcopal Parishes, 2001/02 Edition, or on becoming a member of the Fellowship of Concerned Churchmen, contact Jane Nones at 612/824-3933.
Seven leading churchmen have signed a letter to Tony Blair.
Nockles traces the "Z's" ecclesiastical influence and theological positions from 1760 - when George III ascended the throne and High Churchmen again began to receive hierarchical preferment - to 1857 and the aftermath of two pivotal ecclesiastical decisions.
As part of the surprise ending, which is full of drama mixed with satiric humor, two churchmen (Kimberly M.
Victorian churchmen were great achievers in many ways: the life of the Church of England virtually exploded into a degree of activity unknown before.
Perhaps the central question, and source of conflict, in forming a marriage was whether the right to make and break an engagement belonged to parents, churchmen, or children.