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Leake, a clergyman in Aurora for 48 years, taught at Aurora Central Catholic High School.
The clergyman says that, as a rule, the church has always supported the state.
Buy Photo A Philadelphia man charged with harassing a South Jersey clergyman online has pleaded not guilty.
The neighborhood was named for Ernest Lyon, a Baltimore African-American Methodist clergyman and pastor of the John Wesley Church at Montgomery and Sharp streets in South Baltimore.
Though Belardo ordered clergymen to fit themselves through a tiny doorway and kiss his red-slippered feet, thrillingly, The Young Pope never humbled itself in such a manner.
The two clergymen in the circle approached that question from different angles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson blasted our embrace of slavery, while his fellow clergyman Henry Ward Beecher saved the Union cause by traveling to Europe to deliver a series of riveting speeches that quelled the continent’s desire to recognize the Confederacy.
Muslim women are speaking up about Islamic scholars and clergymen who have allegedly preyed on their piety, and their stories are forcing a reckoning about the fallibility of these outsized personalities.
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