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  • v  order by virtue of superior authority; decree
    The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews
  • v  appoint to a clerical posts
    he was ordained in the Church
  • v  invest with ministerial or priestly authority
    The minister was ordained only last month
  • v  issue an order
  • s  fixed or established especially by order or command
  • s  invested with ministerial or priestly functions
    an ordained priest

  • Women priests could possibly be ordained in 1976, if the next triennial convention rules that the language of the constitution permits such a move.
  • The pioneer was Regina Jonas, ordained in Germany in 1935.
  • Stanton, who was born to a Christian family, was formally ordained on June 6, having completed seven years of rabbinical training at Hebrew Union CollegeJewish Institute of .
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  • Pope Benedict XVI in guardian.co.uk
    But, in his reply, the Pope said recent developments, "especially concerning the ordained ministry and certain moral teachings, have affected not only international relations within the Anglican Communion, but also relations between the Anglican...
  • David Plouffe in Washington Post
    Many in Washington have spent the last weeks declaring that outcome of this race to be pre-ordained, and the primary process a mere formality,said Obama for America Campaign Manager David Plouffe in an e-mail. "Yet, in this quarter alone,...
  • Katharine Jefferts Schori in Virtue Online
    In the text of the inhibition, Jefferts Schori wrote: "I hereby inhibit the said Bishop Schofield and order that from and after 5:00 pm PST, Friday, January 11, 2008, he cease from exercising the gifts of ordination in the ordained ministry of this...

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