Priesthood vs Sacerdocy - What's the difference?

priesthood | sacerdocy |


As nouns the difference between priesthood and sacerdocy

is that priesthood is the role or office of a priest while sacerdocy is (obsolete) the priesthood.

priesthood

English

Noun

  • The role or office of a priest
  • Priests as a group; the clergy
  • Authority to act in the name of God.
  • sacerdocy

    English

    Noun

    (sacerdocies)
  • (obsolete) the priesthood
  • (obsolete) a priestly office or character