Examples of cleric in a Sentence
clerics were sharply divided on the issue of whether the war was morally justified
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Whatever the kings had done, the clerics wanted to reverse.
Boko Haram was founded in 2002 by a charismatic, radical cleric named Mohammed Yusuf.
The 17 who have been brought home include a former Central Intelligence Agency agent arrested and detained in Portugal for the operation that captured radical Egyptian cleric Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr.
The 1992 rally was backed by the Greek Orthodox Church, which distanced itself from Sunday’s demonstration, notwithstanding the presence of some radical clerics.
Iraq’s populist Shiite cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, gained the largest share in the vote, garnering 54 seats in the 329-seat parliament.
The cleric, Fethullah Gulen, denies the allegations.
Representing the diocese is Father Tomas (Alfonso Herrera), a charismatic novice priest from Mexico, and Father Marcus (Ben Daniels), a hard-living veteran British cleric.
Even the country's ultraconservative clerics, who for decades warned against allowing women to work and drive, have toed the line with muted statements of support.
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CLERIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cleric for English Language Learners
: a member of the clergy in any religion
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