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* Canonicals Instruments of religious practice.
hier* Clergy Religious agents who are ordained to practice religious acts.
la* Laity Religious agents who are not ordained to practice religious acts.
aboek* Monastery, Abbey Facility of private religious practice.
* Rite Custom or ceremony of religion.
templ* Temple Facility of worship or public religious practice.




Church, ministry, apostleship, priesthood, prelacy, hierarchy, church government, pale of the church, christendom.
clericalism, sacerdotalism, episcopalianism, ultramontanism; ecclesiology; theocracy; priestcraft, odium theologicum [L.]; religious sects [See Heterodoxy].
MONASTICISM, monkhood, monachism; celibacy.
[ECCLESIASTICAL OFFICES AND DIGNITIES] cardinalate, cardinalship; primacy, archbishopric, archiepiscopacy; prelacy, bishopric, bishopdom, episcopate, episcopacy, see, diocese; deanery, stall; canonry, canonicate; prebend, prebendaryship, prebendal stall; benefice, incumbency, glebe, advowson, living, cure, charge, cure of souls; rectorship, vicariate, vicarship; pastorate, pastorship, pastoral charge; deaconry, deaconship; curacy; chaplaincy, chaplainship, chaplainry or chaplanry [Scot.]; abbacy, presbytery.
HOLY ORDERS, ordination, institution, consecration, induction, reading in [Eng.], preferment, translation, presentation.
COUNCIL [See Council]; conclave, college of cardinals, convocation, conference [Meth.], session, synod, consistory, chapter, vestry, presbytery, standing committee; sanhedrim, congé d’élire [F.].
ECCLESIASTICAL COURTS, consistorial court, court of Arches.