Monks with ‘Superhuman’ Abilities show Scientists What We Can All Do
In the modern day world, we too often underestimate our abilities as humans. We perceive ourselves to just be creatures on earth far too often, but that’s no...
Chinese monk mummified in gold leaf
The mummification process is part of a Buddhist tradition that honors faithful monks. Produced by Maya Dangerfield. Images courtesy of AP and Reuters. Read m...
Breathtaking Images Of Shaolin Monks Training
These breathtaking images will leave you speechless... Shaolin monks believe that strength comes only from the mind, because of this there are almost no limits to what they can do with their bodies du...
Dead for 48 minutes, Catholic Priest claims God is female
A Catholic priest from Massachussetts was officially dead for more than 48 minutes before medics were able to miraculously re-start his heart has revealed a shocking revelation that will change everyt...
Ministers and elders in the Church of Scotland
A Church of Scotland congregation is led by its minister and elders. Both of these terms are also used in other Christian denominations: see Minister (Christianity) and Elder (Christianity). This ar...
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Abbess
In Christianity, an abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior of a community of nuns, often an abbey.
In the Catholic Church (both the Latin Church and Eastern...
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Bishop (Catholic Church)
In the Catholic Church, a bishop is an ordained minister who holds the fullness of the sacrament of holy orders and is responsible for teaching doctrine, governing Catholics in his jurisdiction, and s...
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Dead for 48 minutes, Catholic Priest claims God is female
A Catholic priest from Massachussetts was officially dead for more than 48 minutes before medics were able to miraculously re-start his heart has revealed a shocking revelation that will change everyt...
Alexander MacKay (politician)
Alexander MacKay (April 3, 1818 – ?) was a merchant, farmer and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Pictou County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1862 to 1867 ...
Minor canon
A Minor Canon is a member of staff on the establishment of a cathedral or a collegiate church. Minor Canons are clergy and take part in the daily services but are not part of the formal Chapter They ...
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Royal Navy Chaplaincy Services
Royal Navy chaplains are commissioned by the Sovereign but do not hold military rank other than that of "Chaplain Royal Navy". They are usually addressed as Padre, Reverend or more informally Bish. Ch...
Royal Navy Chaplaincy Services - Wikipedia
Kannushi
A kannushi (神主, "god master", originally pronounced kamunushi), also called shinshoku (神職) (meaning god's employee), is the person responsible for the maintenance of a Shinto shrine (jinja) as wel...
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Almoner
An almoner is a chaplain or church officer who originally was in charge of distributing money to the deserving poor. The first deacons mentioned in Acts 6:1-4 dealt with the distribution of the charit...
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Al-Yamani (Shiism)
The Yamani or al-Yamani (Arabic: "from Yemen"‎) is a pre-messianic figure in Shia Islamic eschatology, who is prophesied to appear to the people to "guide them to the right path" prior to th...
Chaplain
Traditionally, a chaplain is a minister, such as a priest, pastor, rabbi, imam or lay representative of a religious tradition, attached to a secular institution such as a hospital, prison, military u...
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Saltigue
Saltigue, sometimes spelt Saltigué or wrongly Saltigui, are Serer high priests and priestesses who preside over the religious ceremonies and affairs of the Serer people, such as the Xoy ceremony, the ...
Novitiate
Novitiate, alt. noviciate, is the period of training and preparation that a novice (or prospective) monastic, apostolic, or member of a religious institute undergoes prior to taking vows in order to d...
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Lay ecclesial ministry
Lay ecclesial ministry is the term adopted by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to identify the relatively new category of pastoral ministers in the Catholic Church who serve the Church...
Sluggard waker
A sluggard waker was an 18th-century job undertaken by a parishioner (usually the parish clerk), in British churches. The sole task of the sluggard waker was to watch the congregation during the servi...
Chaplain Corps (United States Army)
The Chaplain Corps of the United States Army consists of ordained clergy who are commissioned Army officers as well as enlisted soldiers who serve as assistants. Their purpose is to offer religious se...
Chaplain Corps (United States Army) - Wikipedia