Examples of priest in a Sentence
He was ordained as a Roman Catholic priest.
searched for a priest who could perform an exorcism
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In May, all of Chile’s 30-plus active bishops offered to quit over their collective guilt in failing to protect Chile’s children from priests who raped, groped and molested them.
One ledger here contains 1,846 images of doctors, slaves, priests, soldiers, merchants, politicians and others, of seemingly all ethnic backgrounds.
Those included allegedly using his office to enrich himself and wiretapping political opponents, including priests, trade unionists and diplomats.
Eastern rite priests elsewhere, including in Ukraine, had been permitted to be married.
If all believers are priests, charged with working out their own salvation, then doctrinal divisions will necessarily proliferate.
Born in Washington, DC on December 12, 1927, David was an Episcopal priest, ordained in December 1954, and served parishes in Lowell, MA, Madison, FL, Augusta, Americus, and Savannah, GA, and East Berlin and Waterbury, CT.
Through a friend, my mom got a meeting with a priest, who handed her a stack of paperwork to homeschool me on the sacrament.
Ryan and about 50 other nuns and priests, sisters and brothers, celebrated their jubilees, or milestone anniversaries, of their religious careers, during a special Mass on Saturday at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Evergreen Park.
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: a person who has the authority to lead or perform ceremonies in some religions and especially in some Christian religions
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