religious outcast


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Related to religious outcast: religionist, religiose, quasi-religious
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Synonyms for religious outcast

a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church

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With regard to the Christmas message from Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales, I fail to see why the Bethlehem shepherds should be regarded as social and religious outcasts.
The first people who hear of the birth were shepherds - those without name or power - social and religious outcasts because their work prevented them from going to worship and the nature of their job made them ritually unclean,' he said.
In the story of the Nativity, the first people who hear of the birth were shepherds - those without name or power - social and religious outcasts because their work prevented them from going to worship and the nature of their job made them ritually unclean.