2636-Religious professionals

Job Title: 

Religious professionals

Job Description: 

Religious professionals function as perpetuators of sacred traditions, practices and beliefs. They conduct religious services, celebrate or administer the rites of a religious faith or denomination, provide spiritual and moral guidance and perform other functions associated with the practice of a religion.


Tasks include

  • perpetuating sacred traditions, practices and beliefs
  • conducting religious services, rites and ceremonies
  • undertaking various administrative and social duties, including participating in committees and meetings of religious organizations
  • providing spiritual and moral guidance in accordance with the religion professed
  • propagating religious doctrines in own country or abroad
  • preparing religious sermons and preaching?s
  • developing and directing study courses and religious education programmes
  • counseling individuals regarding interpersonal, health, financial, and religious problems
  • scheduling and participating in special events such as camps, conferences, seminars, and retreats.
Specific Occupations: 

Allama/ Hafiz/ Imam/ Khatib/ Maulana/ Moazzan/ Moullim/ Mufti/ Qari/ mullah

Bonze/ Member of religious orders (non-muslim)/ Counselor/ Minister, religion (clergyman)/ Talapoin/Poojari


Bishop (arch-) / Chaplain/ Curate/ Missionary/ Monk (professional)/ Nun (professional)/ Pastor/ Priest/ Rabbi/ Vicar/Rector, Religion/ Monsignor

Abbess/Abbot/Archdeacon/Canon/Deacon/Mother superior/Prior

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2127