Definition of worker priest in English:

worker priest

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noun

  • A Roman Catholic or Anglican priest who engages part-time in ordinary secular work.
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    • 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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