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|Noun||1.||spiritual leader - a leader in religious or sacred affairs|
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
hazan, cantor - the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
Catholicos - the ecclesiastical title of the leaders of the Nestorian and Armenian churches
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend - a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Evangelist - (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
patriarch - title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)
Bishop of Rome, Catholic Pope, Holy Father, pontiff, pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar of Christ - the head of the Roman Catholic Church
non-Christian priest, priest - a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
rabbi - spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law
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