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(Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the C Ambrose , Saint Ambrose , St. Ambrose
radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Ansar al-Islam , Ansar al Islam , Supporters of Islam
terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992; aims to overthrow the secular Algerian regime and replace it with an Islamic state Armed Islamic Group , GIA
Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938) Ataturk , Kemal Ataturk , Kemal Pasha , Mustafa Kemal
pope's secular affairs, cardinal managing camerlengo
officer in the Episcopal church who helps a parish priest with secular matters churchwarden
Italian pope from 1769 to 1774 who lost whatever support remained of Catholic Europe, causing the church to fall into the hands of secular princes (1705-1774) Clement XIV , Lorenzo Ganganelli
policy of supporting the influence and power of the clergy in secular or political matters clericalism
religious matters, referring to non-profane, secular, temporal religious meeting, secret or illegal conventicle
ruler of a province (as in the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire) or certain religious rulers with secular authority ethnarch
any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel Haredi
Turkish terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for bombing a British consulate and bank in Istanbul; a violent opponent of Turkey's secular government and its ties to the European Union and NATO IBDA-C , Islamic Great Eastern Raiders-Front
terrorist group of Islamic militants formed in 1996; opposes Uzbekistan's secular regime and wants to establish an Islamic state in central Asia; is a conduit for drugs from Afghanistan to central Asian countries IMU , Islamic Group of Uzbekistan , Islamic Party of Turkestan
Islamic extremist group of Kurds who oppose secular control with bombings and assassinations; believed to have ties with al-Qaeda Jund-ul-Islam , Soldiers of God
derogatory reference to priests who use their influence to control secular or political affairs priestcraft
secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s soul
English organist and composer of church and secular music; was granted a monopoly in music printing with William Byrd (1505-1585) Tallis , Thomas Tallis
ethnic Kurdish group of Sunni extremists formed in the late 1980s in southeastern Turkey; seeks to replace Turkey's secular regime with an Islamic state and strict shariah law; responsible for bombings and the torture and murder of Turkish and Kurdish jou Turkish Hizballah
ecumenical organization of Protestant and eastern churches; intended to promote unity and cooperation in religious and secular matters World Council of Churches
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