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Through the General Convention—the legislative body of the church similar in structure to the U.S. Congress—elected laypeople, clergy and bishops debate and vote on a range of theological and practical issues.
White Catholic priests, sisters, and laypeople could leave these big churches behind.
Monks, nuns and laypeople go through their daily practices on a day during the December full moon festival at the Ruwanwelisaya stupa in the town of Anuradhapura.
There is no way to completely eliminate executive discretion over law enforcement or to make the law completely transparent to laypeople.
Strauss stressed that while drawing the connections between a storm and climate change is a useful scientific endeavor, most laypeople don’t need to see the exact causation to fit the narrative to their own personal beliefs.
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