Definition of Clergyman


Clergyman means a clerk in Holy Orders of the Church of England;


Clergyman means a minister, priest, rabbi, chaplain, or other similar functionary of a religious organization, or an individual reasonably believed to be so by the person consulting the clergyman.

Clergyman means a Minister of religion ordinarily officiating as such;

Examples of Clergyman in a sentence

Horace Moulton, a Methodist Clergyman of Marlboro' Mass., who lived five years in Georgia.
Annot., Matters To Which The Privilege Cover- ing Communications To Clergyman Or Spiritial Advisor Extends, 71 A.L.R.3d 794 (1976).
The appointment, by the President, of two Standing Committees, viz: the Committee on unfinished Business, one (1) Clergyman and two (2) Laymen; the Committee on Finance, three (3) Laymen.
A Presbyterian Clergyman, but who is now an active Minister in our Church, Rev.
Clergyman" or the Like Entitled to As- sert Privilege Attaching to Communications to Clergymen or Spiritual Advisers, 49 A.L.R. 3) 1205 (1973) (discussing the numerous cases dealing with the nature and extent of the priest-penitent privilege, despite the fact that the privilege was not recognized at common law); see also Reese, supra note 4, at 56-59 (stating that the recent enactment of priest- penitent privilege statutes demonstrates the need to recognize a privilege).



More definitions of Clergyman

Clergyman means a minister, priest, rabbi, accredited Christian Science Practitioner, Native American Church Roadman, properly authorized traditional band or society headsman or firekeeper or other similar functionary of a religious organization of a recognized active traditional Tribal religion, or an individual reasonably believed so to be by the person consulting him. (h) “Client” shall mean a person, public officer, or corporation, association, or other organization or entity, either public or private, who has rendered professional legal services by an attorney or advocate, or who consults an attorney or advocate with a view to obtaining professional legal services from the attorney or advocate. (i) “Confidential Communication” shall mean communication that is not intended to be disclosed to any person other than those to whom disclosure is in furtherance of the rendition of professional legal services to the client or those reasonably necessary for the transmission of the communication. (j) “Court” shall mean the trial courts of the Oneida Judiciary, including the Family Court. (k) “Declarant” shall mean the person who made the statement. (l) “Duplicate” shall mean a counterpart produced by a mechanical, photographic, chemical, electronic, or other equivalent process or technique that accurately reproduces the original. (m) “Hearsay” shall mean, notwithstanding the exceptions listed in 155.11, a statement that:


Clergyman means any regularly licensed or ordained minister or any priest of any church or religious denomination, whether acting in an individual capacity or as an employee or agent of any public or private organization or institution.

Clergyman s assistant’’ means a person employed by or assigned to assist a clergyman in his capacity as a spiritual advisor.