13 terms

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Pontiff
A high priest or chief religious figure, especially a bishop or the pope.
Curate
A member of the clergy who assists a vicar or rector.
Vestment
A ceremonial robe or gown, especially one worn by members of the clergy during religious services.
Cassock
A long, close-fitting garment worn by members of the clergy as an outer garment or under other vestments.
Consecrate
To make holy or to set apart as sacred; or to make someone a bishop, ruler, etc., in a religious or civil ceremony.
Apocalypse
A writing that claims to reveal the future or any revelation.
Idolatry
To worship of images, animals, spirits, physical objects, etc.
Immolation
A sacrificing or being sacrificed, or something sacrificed.
Tithe
On tenth of one's income paid to support a church or clergy; or any small tax.
Sacrilege
The act of violating something sacred, either by intentional injury or by disrespectful treatment.
Sepulcher
A grave or tomb.
Apparition
A ghost or phantom, or something or someone who appears unexpectedly.
Terrestrial
Worldly, earthly, or relating to the earth or its inhabitants.