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a clergyman or other person in religious orders

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Since its establishment, the court has become well-known for its brutal and humiliating treatment of clerics of all ranks.
Summary: The website of the Saudi based newspaper al-Watan was hacked early Saturday by suspected supporters of a leading cleric who was recently sacked from the kingdom's Council of Senior Clerics
Many reformists hoped that senior clerics would step in following the mass demonstrations, deaths and the arrest of political activists.
Most clerics are in solo situations, sometimes with more than one congregation to care for.
Senior clerics determined that rowdy behavior at sporting events made them inappropriate for women, and that it violated Islamic law for women to look at male strangers.
During and immediately following the invasion, most clerics urged their followers to be patient, to observe the actions of the invaders before deciding whether they were liberators or occupiers.
Muslim clerics, described as "moderate" by the Western press, called for Rahman to be "torn to pieces" by a mob when he asked for asylum outside of Afghanistan.
A Pentagon contractor paid Sunni clerics to assist with disseminating positive stories about the United States in Iraq, The New York Times has reported.
At this present time the British Government are witch-hunting Muslim clerics, how come they have never spotted Paisley?
In addition IRS Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax, states that clerics who own their homes can exclude the lesser of the following:
Bezzola's monumental Les Origines et la formation de la littrature courtoise en Occident (500-1200), 5 vols (Paris: Champion, 1958-63), where clerics may be frequently mentioned, but scattered over time and place.
Explosions shook Najaf during the stand-off with top Shiite clerics and insurgents inside the Imam Ali Shrine.
Muqtada attracts alienated and angry Shiites, pitting his movement against the American occupiers and more traditional clerics such as Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani who eschewed political activism.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-29 March 2004-Danish police invite Muslim clerics to help fight terrorism - report(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
In the 193 0s, during Egypt's all too brief "liberal interlude" that ended with the rise of Nasser, Hussein too was accused by clerics of apostasy.