religious outcast


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Noun1.religious outcast - a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Churchreligious outcast - a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church
castaway, outcast, pariah, Ishmael - a person who is rejected (from society or home)
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Religious outcasts from Europe, these Dutch/ German-speaking people have, through all the political, technological and religious upheavals of three centuries, managed to hold onto their own basic beliefs, traditions and language.
No, category (c) dogs are the equivalent to the foot soldiers, gypsies, criminals, religious outcasts, that were eliminated during the 1940s, in fact a modern day 'holocaust.'
With regard to the Christmas message from Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales, I fail to see why the Bethlehem shepherds should be regarded as social and religious outcasts. The men that God chose to use throughout the Old Testament were shepherds; Abel, Abraham, Jacob, Moses and King David.