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chaplain in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchaplainchap‧lain /ˈtʃæplɪn/ noun [countable]  RRCa priest or other religious minister responsible for the religious needs of a club, the army, a hospital etc the prison chaplain
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chaplainHe acts as chaplain to the students.He now leads a busy life as an honorary chaplain in York Minster.Also patron of chaplains and military chaplains.By 1257 he was a canon of Lichfield and a papal chaplain.Reverend Edwards is the new prison chaplain.His regiment's chaplain spoke of him in the warmest terms as a man of the highest principles.He was accused of molesting a 14-year-old boy whom he had been counselling while working as a school chaplain.Never did I feel so tempted and pressed to relinquish the chaplain service and yield all to the control of Satan.