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He is a candidate for ordination.
After his ordination, he will be assigned to a local parish.
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The U.K.’s withdrawal from the bloc removes the largest obstacle to EU military co-ordination.
Following is the description of Perez's shield, from his ordination on July 24, 2012 at the Cathedral of St. Agnes in Rockville Centre, New York.
Ancestors include the first African American pastor ordained in 1785, the first female pastor ordained in 1853 and the ordination of the first openly gay minister in 1972.
As part of the co-ordination to make sure that the major powers do not run straight into each other, America called on Russia to hold back Syrian government forces from crossing the Euphrates.
In Tibet, the communist government controls the ordination of monks and nuns while also regulating life in the monasteries and nunneries.
There remain, of course, serious institutional obstacles to Catholic-Protestant unity, ranging from the papacy and ordination of women to the difficulties involved in getting the diverse Protestant polities to move toward Rome at the same pace.
But instead of entering the tournament, Mr. Lombardy, by then enrolled at St. Joseph’s Seminary, decided to pursue ordination.
At first the mobs came for the clergy, who had sworn loyalty to the king upon ordination.
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