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laity

laymen, as distinguished from clergymen
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She said she's constantly trying to find ways to make it easier, like getting a bed on campus where lay people can sleep.
The present study was aimed at replicating, on a sample of lay people and practicing psychologists living in Chile, the findings from the study conducted by Munoz Sastre et al.
"Although Church leaders and lay people may disagree on a number of other issues, such as birth control and the death penalty, they are very much on the same page when it comes to these core beliefs.
This book is ideal for clergy and for lay people who lead worship.
In the view of many faithful Catholics, including lay people, priests, and bishops, John Paul II systematically, over the course of his twenty-six years as pope, created an imbalance between the church's center, in Rome, and its periphery, where the bishops are father.
(33) This belief created freedom with which lay people were allowed to express their religious sentiments.
Designed to bring dance professionals and lay people into contact with one another, this former home to the administrative services of Pantin has since undergone a 15-million-Euro transformation into an inviting mecca for movement.
#More lay people should be on the GMC so the medical profession do not have an overall majority.
I'd like to comment on the May Sounding Board ("Put lay people in the pulpit!") by David Philippart.
I think of my family of origin, my great teachers and colleagues, students who came in and out of my life and always surprised me by how much they knew and how much they grew, and lay people struggling with creativity and risk to live out the tension between street and home.
Company director Bill Maynard explained: ``We hope to relocate the bodies and Ampleforth want to take Father Brewer back home.'' The 22 bodies comprise five monks and 17 lay people.
The book, small enough to fit in the palm of a hand, would have been used by lay people during religious services.