acolyte

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acolyte

Christianity an officer who attends or assists a priest
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As she waited, the kiosk's owner saw the altar boy arriving at the church and asked him to accompany the woman into the church.
Lawyers representing former altar boys who were allegedly sexually abused by a Catholic archbishop in Guam became disheartened about their case when one of the accusers refused to testify in the Vatican's investigation into the claims Thursday.
Arondaing revealed that he was the young altar boy who accidentally heard the confession of a woman (named Magda played by Ruby Romero).
My name was picked but I would not do the altar boy.
Barrister Justin Levinson, representing the former altar boy, said in a writ lodged at London's High Court, that his client was sexually abused, assaulted and raped by Penney.
As an altar boy, I've celebrated Mass in the chapel here, so it's a funny feeling to be back.
I joined the ranks of the altar boys at my home parish of St.
Maybe news will reach Craven Cottage at half-time today that an altar boy at Westminster Cathedral has been taken ill just before evensong.
The secretly-filmed video broadcast on the SBT network showed a man who looks like Barbosa in bed and having sex with the altar boy in January last year.
Told from the difficult and rarely employed second-person point of view Vizenor's story is one of altar boy abuse on a Native American reservation at the hands of the Catholic clergy.
I'm not certain of the situation today, but I do recall that when I was about 8 years old, it was deemed to be quite an honor to achieve the rather elevated status of being selected as an altar boy for any Roman Catholic Church.
Father Joe Fitzsimons, who found his vocation for the priesthood when he was an altar boy in his home town of Washington, was 95.