Priesthood (Catholic Church)
The ministerial orders of the Roman Catholic Church are those of bishop, presbyter (more commonly called priest in English), and deacon. The ordained priesthood and the common priesthood (or priesthoo...
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Candidacy
Candidacy is a rite which takes place during Roman Catholic seminary formation, by which the Church recognizes the seminarian as worthy of being ordained (hence, they become a "candidate" for ordinati...
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Transitional deacon
In the Roman Catholic Church, a transitional deacon is a celibate man who has been ordained a deacon and who intends to become a priest. Transitional deacons are usually ordained to the diaconate afte...
List of Roman Catholic seminaries
This is a list of Roman Catholic seminaries in the world, including those that have been closed. By the 2012 Pontifical Yearbook, the total number of candidates for the priesthood of the world is 118,...
Clerical celibacy (Catholic Church)
Clerical celibacy is the discipline by which only unmarried men are ordained to the episcopate, throughout the Catholic Church, to the priesthood (as a rule to which exceptions are sometimes made for ...
Clerical celibacy
Clerical celibacy is the requirement in certain religions that some or all members of the clergy be unmarried. These religions consider that, outside of marriage, deliberate sexual thoughts, feelings,...
Roman Catholic priests
The ministerial orders of the Roman Catholic Church are those of bishop, presbyter (more commonly called priest in English), and deacon. The ordained priesthood and the common priesthood (or priesthoo...
Charbel Makhluf
Saint Charbel Makhluf, O.L.M. (or Sharbel Maklouf), (Arabic: مار شربل‎, May 8, 1828 – December 24, 1898) was a Maronite monk and priest from Lebanon. During his life he obtained a wide reput...
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Hans Schmidt (priest)
Hans B. Schmidt (1881 – February 18, 1916) was a German Roman Catholic priest convicted of murder, and the only one priest to be executed in the United States.
Born in the Bavarian city of Aschaff...
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Theodore Maly
Theodore Maly (1894 – 20 September 1938) was a former Roman Catholic priest and Soviet intelligence officer during the 1920s and 1930s. He lived illegally in the countries where he worked and wa...
Reverend Lord Archibald Edward Douglas
Reverend Lord Archibald Douglas (1850–1938), the son of Archibald Douglas, 8th Marquess of Queensberry, was a priest who arranged the emigration of Catholic children to Canada, many going to the Ottaw...
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Nicola Levoli
Nicola Levoli (Rimini, 1728 – Rimini, February 21, 1801) was an Italian painter and an Augustinian monk. His name prior to becoming a monk (al secolo) was Remigio Enrico Policarpo.He was a pupil of Ub...
Anthony Cekada
Anthony Cekada is a Sedevacantist Catholic priest and author.Born in 1951, Cekada studied at St. Francis Roman Catholic Seminary College in Milwaukee, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Theology ...
Nimattullah Kassab
Saint Nimatullah Kassab, O.L.M., (1808 – 14 December 1858) was a Lebanese monk, priest and scholar of the Maronite Church. He has been declared a saint by the Catholic Church.
He was born Yo...
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Nicholas Charnetsky
Blessed Nicholas (Ukrainian: Mykolay) Charnetsky (1884–1959) was a member of the Redemptorists (Congregation of the Holy Redeemer), a religious congregation in the Latin Rite branch of the Catholic C...
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Presbyterorum Ordinis
Presbyterorum Ordinis, the Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests, is one of the documents produced by the Second Vatican Council. On December 7, 1965, the document was promulgated by Pope Paul V...
Barnabites
The Barnabites are Catholic priests and Religious Brothers belonging to the Roman Catholic religious order of the Clerics Regular of St. Paul (Latin: Clerici Regulares Sancti Pauli), founded in 15...
Monsignor
Monsignor, pl. monsignori, is an honorific form of address for those members of the clergy of the Catholic Church who have received from the Pope certain ecclesiastical honorific titles. These are gra...
In persona Christi
In persona Christi is a Latin phrase meaning “in the person of Christ,” an important concept in Roman Catholicism and, in varying degrees, to other Christian traditions. A priest is In persona christi...
Denis Chicoine
Denis Chicoine (November 16, 1937 – August 10, 1995) was a Traditionalist Catholic priest who assisted Francis Schuckardt in founding the Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen and served as Superior G...
Jesuits
The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church. The members are called Jesuits. The society is engaged in evangelization and ap...
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