priesthood of the laity

 ; priesthood of the faithful
 ; priesthood of the laity
   These expressions refer to the belief that allChristians, by virtue of their Baptism and Confirmation, share in the priesthood of Christ. (See CCC 783-786, 1119, 1546)

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