Cowley Father


Cow·​ley Father
-li also ˈkül-
: a member of the Society of Mission Priests of St. John the Evangelist, an Anglican religious community founded at Oxford in 1865 by the Rev. R. M. Benson (1824–1915)

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from Cowley, suburb of Oxford, England

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