from the pulpit


: by priests and church leaders
The war crimes were denounced from the pulpit.

Examples of from the pulpit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of them still forbid the ordination of women; some don’t allow women to read Scripture or speak from the pulpit, or teach a Sunday-school class if there are men present. Cressida Leyshon, The New Yorker, 31 July 2023 The pastor went quiet for a moment, contemplating what his message from the pulpit could be to a woman who had lost her husband to violence and was now preparing to bury her son, two circumstances of unimaginable heartbreak a few years apart. Holly Bailey, Washington Post, 12 May 2023 Popham addressed the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in New Orleans on Tuesday, defending her right to preach from the pulpit. Greg Garrison | , al, 14 June 2023 The funds are planned to help renew liturgical messaging from the pulpit — a homily — and better reach Catholic youth and young adults, according to a prepared statement from the school. Dallas News, 19 Dec. 2022 Religious leaders spoke out against women’s political activism from the pulpit. Christine Rousselle, Fox News, 4 June 2023 Increasingly in recent years, according to Thom Craig, Bethel Baptist’s trustee administrator, Greason has been telling old baseball stories from the pulpit. Louie Lazar, New York Times, 4 June 2023 One candidate who got his approval is a Volusia County pastor who denied the pandemic and from the pulpit shared QAnon conspiracy theories. Leslie Postal, Orlando Sentinel, 27 June 2022 Grace Community Church’s longtime leader, the Rev. John MacArthur, brought up the settlement from the pulpit on Sunday, noting that all the money from the county went to attorneys’ fees. Jaclyn Cosgrove, Los Angeles Times, 2 Sep. 2021 See More

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