Terms used in official statistics

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Clergy


Definition:

All clergymen who make a hierarchical community consisting of grades determined by the scope of the held power in church; they comprise diocese presbytery, remaining in connection with a bishop.



Clergy is not composed (strictly speaking) of members of religious orders, who according to canon law are at positions separate from clergy and laymen.


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