Acolyte Anglican Communion Archbishop Bishop Canon (person) Cardinal Catechumen Celebrant Celibacy, Celibate Choir Robes Clergy Congregation Crucifer Curate Deacon Dean Diocese Elder Eparchy Father Lay Reader Minister Officiant Parish Pastor Patriarch Pope Presbyter Presbytery Priest Priesthood Rector Reverend See Sexton Thurifer Vestments Verger Vestry Vicar : The early Church was organized the same way as the synagogue, though many Bible translations obscure this fact.Both the Church and the synagogue were led by one or more presbyters, which means elder and became the English word priest.
Cases of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests, nuns and members of religious orders, and subsequent cover-ups, in the 20th and 21st centuries have led to numerous allegations, investigations, trials and convictions.
The abused include boys and girls, some as young as 3 years old, with the majority between the ages of 11 and 14.
If there were several elders, the leader was called the and became the English word bishop.
In the early days, bishops rode circuits, as the Apostle John did (Revelation 1-4). Their function is incompletely described in the New Testament, but they seem to have been administrators.
The accusations began to receive wide publicity in the late 1980s.
Many of these involve cases in which a figure was accused of abuse for decades; such allegations were frequently made by adults or older youths years after the abuse occurred.
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The man told the source that he had not yet approached the gardaí as he was fearful that this would result in his sexuality being revealed.