defrock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v defrock divest of the frock; of church officials
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • defrock Same as unfrock.
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Usage


In news:

C 2012 Religion News Service (RNS) The leading advocacy group for victims of sexual abuse by clergy is urging Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput to defrock the priest convicted last week of shielding other clerics who preyed on children.
Vatican Declined to Defrock US Priest Who Abused Boys.
Iran move to defrock dissident ayatollah opens rifts in theocracy.
That stiffly protective attitude toward the institution helps to explain some of the Pope's past conduct—such as the masterly inactivity with which he greeted pleas from the Oakland Diocese to defrock a priest who.
NEW YORK — A defrocked Roman Catholic monsignor who once led fundraising for the Archdiocese of New York has sued the church for libel.
A defrocked Roman Catholic monsignor who once led fundraising for the Archdiocese of New York has sued the church for libel.
PROVIDENCE (AP) — An Episcopal priest in Seattle is fighting attempts by Rhode Island Episcopal Bishop Geralyn Wolf to defrock her for practicing Islam and Christianity at the same time.
Iran move to defrock dissident ayatollah opens rifts in theocracy .
Here's how unethical defrocked judge wins a primary election.
A judge in Inkster, outside of Detroit, was defrocked by the State Supreme Court and ordered to vacate her bench and pay $81,000 dollars for her wrongdoing.
A priest accused of molesting a ten-year-old boy while serving as a Green Bay Catholic school counselor has been officially defrocked by the Vatican.
The Roman Catholic diocese in Stockton is facing another lawsuit alleging child abuse by a defrocked priest who spoke openly about molesting children in a 2006 documentary.
Film defrocks church hierarchy over handling of sex abuse.
Attorneys for defrocked Dallas pastor Tyrone Gordon have asked a state district judge to dismiss the first of several sexual misconduct lawsuits against him, claiming the suit was filed after the two-year statute of limitations.
Defrocked priest gets path to freedom.
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