religious leader

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Noun1.religious leader - leader of a religious orderreligious leader - leader of a religious order    
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
ayatollah - a high-ranking Shiite religious leader who is regarded as an authority on religious law and its interpretation and who has political power as well
guru - a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
Guru - each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion
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Tibetan religious leader the Dalai Lama posted a message on his Facebook Friday (June 7) which some interpreted as a comment on his recent experiences.
That you are a religious leader does not mean you have to be neutral when your people are being maimed and killed on daily basis.
A religious leader, who is also a WAK member, emphasised the commendable role of religious leaders as an asset in peacemaking.
BAJAUR: Two, including a local religious leader, were killed in a remote-controlled blast on Thursday.
QUETTA -- The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl leaders on Friday held protest demonstrations and took out rallies across Balochistan against the acquittal of Aasia Bibi and the murder of religious leader Maulana Samiul Haq.
QUETTA: The Jamiyat Ulma e Islam Fazal ur Rehman (JUI F) on Friday launched protests and rallies across Balochistan against acquittal of Asia Bibi and murder of religious leader Maulana Sami ul Haq.
Mehmet GE[micro]rmez is not only the religious leader of Turkey.
If a religious leader orders the killing of innocent people in the name of religion, he ceases to be a faithful follower of his own religion.
NAJAF/ Aswat al-Iraq: Renowned religious leader Ali Sistani received today Iranian foreign minister Mohammed Jawad Zareef.
"It's a clear trend in the direction of disapproval of religious leader involvement in politics," Chaves said.
Beginning in October 2009, Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Carroll, USMC (Ret.), and Patricio Asfura-Heim began to develop a religious leader engagement program for II Marine Expeditionary Brigade (IIMEB) that addressed the tendency for religious leaders to be ignored in military and diplomatic engagements.
It may take many years to become a religious leader because the role is often based on knowledge, experience and standing within the religion.