Broad Church

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Broad Church:

see England, Church ofEngland, Church of,
the established church of England and the mother church of the Anglican Communion. Organization and Doctrine

The clergy of the church are of three ancient orders: deacons, priests, and bishops.
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Twenty of the Post's movers and shakers, with responsibilities right across the astonishingly complex task of producing the sport's daily, met up to assess the state of play and to see how we could improve the service to the people who matter most - the astoundingly broad church that is our readership.
Ellen commented: "Corporate social responsibility is such a broad church, the challenge will be deciding which objectives best match Safeway's commercial interests and can be effectively delivered to stakeholders.
The problem is that Liberal Democrats are a broad church.
The Church of England, being a broad church, has always accommodated a certain degree of unconventional behaviour in its ranks.
Tesco is a broad church and we want to make organics open to more people," said Van Maanenberg.
Others have team spirit, see literature as a broad church and books as something for us all.
Mr Beasley said after the meeting that while the region's members of the CBI were a broad church West Midlands manufacturing was a major element of the economy.
Nevertheless, the significance of the Criterium International will not be lost on those who delight in the broad church of international racing.
Already officials have been inundated with more than 100 letters from a broad church of supporters eager to take part in the discussions.
His is a broad church and his flock were ready to rock and to worship at the feet of their master in Edinburgh last week.
Regardless of any individual's views on issues such as devolution, the Conservative Party was once a broad church of many differing views on many issues.
Mark's style is not to everyone's liking, but Attheraces is a broad church.