Origin of clerical
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Padre Goyo, with his clerical collar and his bulletproof vest, is an icon for those fighting drugs and corruption.
They are meant to show that the Church has adopted a new line of transparency on clerical sex abuse.
There are emails so recent, they call into question just how much of the clerical abuse is still going on.
Instead, Clohessy accuses Cardinal George and dozens of his clerical colleagues of opting to put their own reputations first.
But some reflects the impact of the ever more powerful Clerical regime, whose expansive regulatory power undermines small firms.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their leaders, both lay and clerical, were unsurpassed in genius for argument and at this time outdid themselves.The Fathers of New England|Charles M. Andrews
If Mr. Carter did not like clerical characters of her stamp, neither did she like them of the stamp of Mr. Carter.Castle Richmond|Anthony Trollope
The laity seized the opportunity to rise against the clerical order, and to excuse themselves for disobedience to the Church.Freaks of Fanaticism|Sabine Baring-Gould
The military President who assumed power in 1876 was too radical to suit the clericals and too clerical to suit the radicals.The Hispanic Nations of the New World|William R. Shepherd
Having declined, he felt that he had made a free choice of a clerical career.Swift|Leslie Stephen