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Ministerial Offices In The United Kingdom
Minister may refer to: * Minister (Christianity) In Christianity Christianity is an , based on the and of . It is the , with about 2.5 billion followers. Its adherents, known as , make up a majority of the population in , and believe that is the , whose coming as the was in the ..., a Christian cleric ** Minister (Catholic Church) In the Catholic Church The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the List of Christian denominations by number of members, largest Christian church, with 1.3 billion baptised Catholics Catholic Church by countr ... * Minister (government) A minister is a politician A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking an elected legal seat, seat in government. Politicians propose, support, and create laws that govern the land and, by extension, its ..., a member of government who heads a ministry (government department) ** Minister without portfolio A minister ...
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Minister (Christianity)
In Christianity Christianity is an , based on the and of . It is the , with about 2.5 billion followers. Its adherents, known as , make up a majority of the population in , and believe that is the , whose coming as the was in the (called the in Christ ..., a minister is a person authorised by a church Church may refer to: Religion * Church (building) A church building, church house, or simply church, is a building used for Christian worship services and other Christian religious activities. The term is used to refer to the physical build ... or other religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as wedding A wedding is a ceremony A ceremony (, ) is a unified ritual A ritual is a sequence of activities involving gesture A gesture is a form of non-verbal communication or non-vocal communication Communication (from Latin ''communica ...s, baptism Baptism (from the noun βάπτι ...
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Minister (Catholic Church)
In the Catholic Church The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the List of Christian denominations by number of members, largest Christian church, with 1.3 billion baptised Catholics Catholic Church by country, worldwide . As the wo ... the term minister enjoys a variety of usages. It most commonly refers to the person, whether lay or ordained, who is commissioned to perform some act on behalf of the Church. It is not a particular office or rank of clergy, as is the case in some other churches, but ''minister'' may be used as a collective term for vocational or professional pastoral leaders including clergy (bishop A bishop is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Clergy#Christianity, Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. Within the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Moravian Chu ...s, deacons A deacon is a member of the diaconate, an office in Christianity, Chr ...
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Minister (government)
A minister is a politician A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking an elected legal seat, seat in government. Politicians propose, support, and create laws that govern the land and, by extension, its people. Broadly speaking, a "p ... who heads a ministry, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers. In some jurisdictions the head of government The head of government is either the highest or second-highest official in the executive Executive may refer to: Role, title, or function * Executive (government), branch of government that has authority and responsibility for the administrat ... is also a minister and is designated the ‘prime minister A prime minister or a premier is the head of the cabinet Cabinet or The Cabinet may refer to: Furniture * Cabinetry, a box-shaped piece of furniture with doors and/or drawers * Display cabinet, a piece of furniture with one or more tran ...
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Minister Without Portfolio
A minister without portfolio is either a government minister A minister is a politician who heads a ministry (government department), ministry, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers. In some jurisdictions the head of government is also a minister and is desig ... with no specific responsibilities or a minister who does not head a particular ministry. The sinecure A sinecure ( or ; from Latin ''sine'' 'without' and ''cura'' 'care') is an office, carrying a salary or otherwise generating income, that requires or involves little or no responsibility, labour, or active service. The term originated in the medi ... is particularly common in countries ruled by coalition The term "coalition" is the denotation for a group formed when two or more people, factions, states, political parties, militaries etc. agree to work together temporarily in a partnership to achieve a common goal. The word coalition connotes a co ... governments and ...
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Minister (Austria)
In Austrian constitutional law, a minister (german: Bundesminister, lit=federal minister) is a member of the national cabinet. Most ministers are responsible for a specific area of Austrian public administration Public administration is the implementation of government policy Public policy is a course of action created and/or enacted, typically by a government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, g ... and stand at the head of a specific department of the Austrian bureaucracy; ministers without portfolioA minister without portfolio is either a government minister with no specific responsibilities or a minister who does not head a particular ministry (government department), ministry. The sinecure is particularly common in countries ruled by coalitio ... exist and used to be common in the First Austrian Republic The First Austrian Republic (german: Republik Österreich) was created after the signing of the on 10 Septe ...
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Minister (diplomacy)
Diplomatic rank is a system of professional and social rank A social class is a set of concepts in the social sciences Social science is the branch The branches and leaves of a tree. A branch ( or , ) or tree branch (sometimes referred to in botany Botany, also called , plant biolog ... used in the world of diplomacy Diplomacy is the practice of influencing the decisions and conduct of foreign governments or organizations through dialogue, negotiation, and other nonviolent means. Diplomacy usually refers to international relations carried out through the inte ... and international relations. A diplomat's rank determines many ceremonial details, such as the order of precedence An order of precedence is a sequential hierarchy of nominal importance and can be applied to individuals, groups, or organizations. Most often it is used in the context of people by many organizations and governments, for very formal and state o ... at official processions, t ...
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Ministerialis
The ''ministeriales'' (singular: ''ministerialis'') were a class of people raised up from serf Serfdom was the status of many peasant A peasant is a pre-industrial farmhand, agricultural laborer or a farmer with limited land-ownership, especially one living in the Middle Ages under feudalism and tenant farmer, paying rent, tax, fee ...dom and placed in positions of power and responsibility in the High Middle Ages The High Middle Ages, or High Medieval Period, was the period Period may refer to: Common uses * Era, a length or span of time * Full stop (or period), a punctuation mark Arts, entertainment, and media * Period (music), a concept in musical c ... in the Holy Roman Empire The Holy Roman Empire ( la, Sacrum Romanum Imperium; german: Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in Western Western may refer to: Places *Western, Nebraska, a village in the US *Western, New York, a town i .... The word and its German translatio ...
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The Minister
''The Minister'' (french: L'Exercice de l'État) is a 2011 French-Belgian political dramaA political drama can describe a play, film A film, also called a movie, motion picture or moving picture, is a work of visual art used to simulate experiences that communicate ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere t ... film directed by Pierre Schöller. Plot French Transport minister Bertrand Saint-Jean arrives at the scene of a serious bus crash with many fatalities. He later attends a news interview where he is asked about the French government plans to privatize Privatization (or privatisation in British English British English (BrE) is the standard dialect A standard language (also standard variety, standard dialect, and standard) is a language variety that has undergone substantial codificati ... some train stations as part of a budget reform. Transport minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is supposed to be a major actor of this reform, but neith ...
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Ministry (other)
Ministry may refer to: Government * Ministry (collective executive), the complete body of government ministers under the leadership of a prime minister * Ministry (government department), a department of a government Religion * Christian ministry, activity by Christians to spread or express their faith ** Minister (Christianity), clergy authorized by a church or religious organization to perform teaching or rituals ** Ordination, the process by which individuals become clergy * Ministry of Jesus, activities described in the Christian gospels * Ministry (magazine), ''Ministry'' (magazine), a magazine for pastors published by the Seventh-day Adventist Church Music * Ministry (band), an American industrial metal band * Ministry of Sound, a London nightclub and record label Fiction * Ministry (comics), a horror comic book created by writer-artist Lara J. Phillips * Ministry of Magic, governing body in the ''Harry Potter'' series * Ministry of Darkness, a professional wrestl ...
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Minster (other)
Minster may refer to: *Minster (church) Minster is an honorific title given to particular churches in England, most notably York Minster The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, commonly known as York Minster, is the cathedral of York York is a cathedral ..., an honorific title given to particular churches in England Places * Minster (river), a river in Switzerland * Minster (Reading ward), an electoral ward of the Borough of Reading in Berkshire, England * Minster, Cornwall, part of the civil parish of Forrabury and Minster, England * Minster, Swale, Kent, England * Minster, Ohio, United States * Minster Square (Freiburg im Breisgau), in the centre district of Freiburg Other uses * Minster Machine Company, an American manufacturer metalworking equipment and services * Hilary Minster Roger Michael Hilary Minster (21 March 1944 – 24 November 1999) was an English character actor. Life and career Born in Surrey, England, he is perhaps be ...
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