Noun Concept
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pastor  minister  curate  parson  rector
A person authorized to conduct religious worship WordNet 3.0
In Christianity, a minister is a person authorized by a church or other religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community. Wikipedia
A parson is a clergyman responsible for a small area, typically a parish. Wikipedia
A rector is, in an ecclesiastical sense, a cleric who functions as an administrative leader in some Christian denominations. Wikipedia
In the Catholic Church the term minister enjoys a variety of usages. Wikipedia
A pastor, is the leader of a Christian congregation who also gives advice and counsel to people from the community or congregation. Wikipedia
A curate is a person who is invested with the care or cure of souls of a parish. Wikipedia
Clergy authorized by a church or religious organization to perform teaching or rituals Wikipedia Disambiguation
A Protestant clergyman Wikipedia Disambiguation
Or Permanent Rector, a person who holds the office of presiding over an ecclesiastical institution Wikipedia Disambiguation
An ordained leader of a Christian congregation Wikipedia Disambiguation
Religious occupation Wikidata
Profession. presbyter in front of a Christian parish in general Wikidata
Ecclesiastical profession Wikidata
Ordained leader of a Christian congregation Wikidata
Religious occupation in Christianity Wikidata
The head minister or priest of a Christian church. OmegaWiki
An assistant rector or vicar. Wiktionary
Assistant rector. Wiktionary (translation)
An Anglican cleric having full legal control of a parish under ecclesiastical law; a rector. Wiktionary
Cleric having full control of a parish. Wiktionary (translation)
A minister or priest in a church. Wiktionary
A minister or priest. Wiktionary (translation)
In the Roman Catholic Church, a cleric with managerial as well as spiritual responsibility for a church or other institution. Wiktionary
Clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches WordNet 3.0