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klur jee

  • n  in Christianity, clergymen collectively (as distinguished from the laity)

  • The clergy moan that their congregations today need entertainment rather than moral counsel.
  • The clergy from both sides stepped in stop the bloodbath and mindless violence.
  • The clergy of the town have been accused of alcoholism and gross misdemeanor.
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  • Pope Benedict XVI in Detroit Free Press
    I would like to pause to acknowledge the shame which we have all felt as a result of the sexual abuse of minors by some clergy ...... in this country,Benedict said during an address at mass. "Those responsible for these evils must be...

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