Origin of clerical
Related Words for clericalpastoral, ministerial, monastic, ecclesiastical, rabbinical, accounting, bookkeeping, office, subordinate, written, clerkly, scribal, stenographic, typing, canonical, ecclesiastic, holy, papal, pontifical, sacerdotal
Examples from the Web for clerical
Contemporary Examples of clerical
Padre Goyo, with his clerical collar and his bulletproof vest, is an icon for those fighting drugs and corruption.Mexico’s Holy Warrior Against the Cartels
November 18, 2014
They are meant to show that the Church has adopted a new line of transparency on clerical sex abuse.How Sicko Priests Got Away With It
Barbie Latza Nadeau
November 16, 2014
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
August 10, 2014
Historical Examples of clerical
This General Conference was strictly a clerical organization.Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 7.
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
She had never seen him in his clerical dress, so she could not have recognised him yet.The Missionary
It is true that his practical experience of his clerical life was very slender.Great Astronomers
R. S. Ball
"You see, they want to get married," said the man with the clerical hat.The Wisdom of Father Brown
G. K. Chesterton
"Our clerical friend does not realize the importance of his own point," he said softly.The Crooked House