Commentary: curate, parson, pastor, rector - a person authorized to conduct religious worship
The church on the other side of town has an nice minister.
When I grow up I want to be a minister.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: government minister - a person appointed to a high office in the government
The Minister of Finance is a great guy.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2 4
Commentary: diplomatic minister - a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
The Zambian government minister came for a visit last Tuesday.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3