Definition of worker priest in English:

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worker priest

Pronunciation: /ˈwərkər prēst/


A Roman Catholic priest, especially in postwar France, or an Anglican priest who engages part-time in ordinary secular work.
Example sentences
  • After the war, Goss attached himself to a group of worker priests in an industrial section of Paris.
  • The pope thought that the worker priest was no longer a spiritual person and ordered it to stop.
  • As well with the worker priests as in the Liberation Theology this practice has a clear political accent.

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Syllabification: work·er priest

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