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Definition of Priestly

Priestly

  1. Of or pertaining to a priest or the priesthood; sacerdotal; befitting or becoming a priest; as, the priestly office; a priestly farewell.

Priestly Quotations

The fact that the church is convinced of not having the right to confer priestly ordination on women is now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution.
Pope Benedict XVI

Priesthood is forever and does not cease when a priest cannot carry out that priestly ministry.
Arthur Middleton

Writing fiction has become a priestly business in countries that have lost their faith.
Gore Vidal

But primitive man had enemies real as well as imaginary, and they were not subject to priestly sorceries.
Paul Harris

That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity.
Charles Eastman
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Priestly Translations

priestly in German is priesterlich
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