clergy

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(Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II concerning Henry's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170) Becket , Saint Thomas a Becket , St. Thomas a Becket , Thomas a Becket
area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing bema , chancel , sanctuary
stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy berretta , biretta , birretta
cap, stiff and square, for clergy biretta
member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church clergyman , man of the cloth , reverend
clergy member cleric
clergy, concerning clerical
stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy clerical collar , dog collar , Roman collar
policy of supporting the influence and power of the clergy in secular or political matters clericalism
council in 1311-1313 that dealt with alleged crimes of the Knights Templar, planned a new crusade, and took on the reformation of the clergy Council of Vienne , Vienne
clergy of rights, to strip defrock , unfrock
first of the three estates of the realm; the clergy in France and the lords spiritual in Britain first estate , lords spiritual
religious movement originating among the French Roman Catholic clergy that favored the restriction of papal control and the achievement by each nation of individual administrative autonomy of the church Gallicanism
Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415) Hus , Huss , Jan Hus , John Huss
in Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy laity , temporalty
public not a part of the clergy, of the general lay , secular
house for clergy manse , rectory , vicarage
member of the clergy minister
clergy, to authorize as ordain
building reserved for the officiating clergy presbytery
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