priests

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white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests alb
clergyman having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve apostles of Christ bishop
(Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders breviary
black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers cassock
canonical prayers recited daily by priests (e.g. the breviary of the Roman Catholic Church) Divine Office
`Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military Father , Padre
cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests hieratic , hieratic script
member of the Hebrew tribe of Levi (especially the branch that provided male assistants to the temple priests) Levite
priests, group of mass , pontificality
(Roman Catholic Church) an ecclesiastical title of honor bestowed on some priests Monsignor
member of the highest council of priests in ancient Rome pontifex
derogatory reference to priests who use their influence to control secular or political affairs priestcraft
belief that priests can act as mediators between human beings and God sacerdotalism
theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis seminary
educational institution for priests, ministers, rabbis, etc seminary
long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests soutane
shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order tonsure
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