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ecclesiastic

i klee zee a stik

  • n  a clergyman or other person in religious orders
  • a  of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
    ecclesiastic history

  • Only the Orthodox clergy are entitled to give ecclesiastic guidance to the military.
  • When would the new Pope tear into the ecclesiastic "filth" inside his church and the "dictatorship of relativism" outside it that he had diagnosed preconclave?.
  • Out of an airplane in Moscow last Sunday stepped a benign ecclesiastic in a purple cassock and cap.
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  • Community News
    Men’s Ensemble to perform: The St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble (Russia) will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2807 M. Augusta St. The ensemble will present Russian folk song, secular and ecclesiastic compositions, as well as modern composers and transpositions of popular melodies. Admission is free and a reception will follow.
    Nov. 14, 2013 - The Staunton News Leader
Quotes

  • Franco Grillini in Washington Post
    Once again we would like to reason with the ecclesiastic hierarchy: Rights for unmarried couples do not negate the rights of traditional families,Grillini said in a statement.
  • Samuel Kobia in USA Today
    There are many Protestant churches that are members of the WCC and are concerned that they are defined as 'ecclesiastic communities' and not full churches,Kobia said.
  • St Pius X in AFP
    I am taking a leave of absence as a pastor from the JIL Church. I am thanking the council of leaders of the JIL worldwide movement who released me from ecclesiastic duties since Feb. 7, 2009 so that I may concentrate on the transformation of our... Eddie Villanueva http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Villanueva&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGXezECour5z3Ra2h3PLJceom7a2A Philippine Star http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx%3FarticleId%3D453132%26publicationSubCategoryId%3D63&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH2ZFR52I90S8oeYMIcDZKYVwp-Fw Mar 28, 2009 31416 40452 ecclesiastical The conservative Roman Catholic Saint Pius X Society for Latin America said Williamson's comments in no way reflect the position of our congregation," and said the bishop "cannot speak with ecclesiastical authority except on matters...

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