ministerial-function test.The principle that the First Amendment bars judicial resolution of a Title VII employment-discrimination based on a religious preference, if the employee’s responsibilities are religious in nature, as in spreading faith, supervising a religious order, and the like. 42 USCA § 2000e-1(a). See TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF1964. [Cases: Civil Rights 1114, 1163. C.J.S. Civil Rights §§ 25, 35, 88.]

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