- a person authorized to conduct religious worship
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In the Christian church, literally, a priest who has the cure of souls in a parish, and the term is so used in mainland Europe. In the Church of England, a curate is an unbeneficed cleric who acts...
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In the Anglican communion, an assistant pastor.
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[ Late Latin curatus
, prop., one who is charged with the care (L. cura
) of souls. See Cure
, and confer Curé
] One who has the cure of souls; originally, any clergyman, but now usually limited to one who assists a rector or vica
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minister of religion noun
a person authorized to conduct religious worship; `clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches`
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• (n.) One who has the cure of souls; originally, any clergyman, but now usually limited to one who assists a rector or vicar.
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A curate (t) is a person who is invested with the care or cure (cura) of souls of a parish. In this sense "curate" correctly means a parish priest but in English-speaking countries a curate is an assistant to the parish priest. The duties or office of a curate are called a curacy (as the office of a president is a presidency.) ==Etymology== From..
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A curate was originally a clergyman in charge of a parish. (The term Curate means cure of souls). In England the title is given to a clergyman who assists the incumbent of a parish.
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Priest that looks after souls, and which is entrusted with a church and a particular territory within the boundaries of a parish
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