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Nearly 600 people registered as candidates with the Guardian Council, a 12-person body made up of jurists and clerics who answer to the country’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Supreme Leaders are chosen by a group of clerics called the Assembly of Experts.
However, said Tia Noelle Pratt, a Villanova University sociologist who has studied the church’s handling of racial issues, the removal of a cleric is significant.
The authors of these documents are as diverse as the locales, including military men, to be sure, but also adventurers, philosophers, doctors, clerics, explorers and revolutionaries.The conflicts and characters behind the world’s constitutions|Tom Ginsburg|May 14, 2021|Washington Post
Students held demonstrations against the Vatican’s decision, and hundreds of Protestant and Catholic clerics signed letters of protest.Hans Küng, Catholic theologian who challenged papal authority, dies at 93|Matt Schudel|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
Three years ago, Republican Guard soldiers came into the hills and killed a cleric accused of hosting Jundullah fighters.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he seemed on first encounter to be very gray, more a forgettable clerk than a firebrand cleric.Why Pope Francis Wants to Declare Murdered Archbishop Romero a Saint|Christopher Dickey|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1483 the princes were publicly declared illegitimate by a cleric.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the third was Mullah Adahdad, 45, an unarmed cleric who was attacked with a grenade and gunned down by several soldiers.‘Kill Team’: The Documentary the Army Doesn’t Want You to See|Andrew Romano|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Coming from the Jordanian cleric, that condemnation is especially powerful.Al Qaeda to ISIS: Get Off My Lawn—The Theological Debate Behind the Caliphate|Jamie Dettmer|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His friends now wondered at the cleric and very official-looking nature of his position.Sister Carrie|Theodore Dreiser
A cleric declares that he was at heart not a bad child but had been harmed by bad examples.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
They send a messenger to the cleric, that water be brought to them in the field.The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran|Anonymous
In a passion, he cursed the cleric, crying: 'As the minister of the devil, thou canst only guide to hell!The Story of Seville|Walter M. Gallichan
"Paint the soul, never mind the legs and arms," recommended the cleric in Fra Lippo Lippi.The Book of This and That|Robert Lynd