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To: Cronos

“These congregations will be led by fewer and fewer stipendiary clergy...”

What does ‘stipendiary clergy’ mean? Government-paid clergy?


8 posted on 07/14/2011 6:27:07 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
"What does ‘stipendiary clergy’ mean? Government-paid clergy?"

Why, yes, yes it does. If you pay taxes in England, some of your money goes to fund doddering old fools who officiate over Gay Clown Masses.

"And I'm proud (and oh so thankful) to be an American..."

35 posted on 07/14/2011 10:31:30 AM PDT by jboot
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