Sentence Examples


  • We talked about celibacy and all the stuff he'd miss.
  • The matter of the celibacy of the clergy was more serious.
  • They were unanimous in rejecting the episcopacy of the Church of Rome, the sanctity of celibacy, the sacerdotal character of the ministry, the confessional, the propitiatory nature of the mass.
  • Isidorus set up celibacy, though in a modified form, as the ideal of the perfect (Clemens, Strom.
  • At the same time it is noticeable that no cases of spinsterhood are found; celibacy, rare as it is, is confined to the male sex.