Previously clergy were disqualified to sit in the House of Commons due to the House of Commons (Clergy Disqualification) Act 1801 and section 10 of the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975.
The Bill was a reaction to the selection of David Cairns, who was a Catholic priest, as the Labour candidate for the safe seat of Greenock and Inverclyde. His former boss, Siobhain McDonagh had previously introduced similar legislation in 1999, but it had run out of Parliamentary time.
Big guy upstairs has place under big top Missouri pastor only member of clergy in U.S. with ministry dedicated to carnival workers
Sep 04, 2004; SEDALIA, Mo. -- The Rev. John Vakulskas walks tall here in the midway, among the twirling rides and twinkling lights, where the...
Gospel Truth Music Ministry Expands Efforts for LGBT Equality; New Commercial Calls Viewers to Join 'the Civil Rights Movement of This Generation'.
Oct 28, 2009; The Rev. Rizi Nasele Timane' and the Gospel Truth Music Ministry (httpwww.rizigospel.com/) are airing a 30-second commercial...