Were these ecclesiastics?

Were these ecclesiastics?

45 x 45 cm, © 2017, not for sale
Two-dimensional | Painting | Mixed Media | On paper
And I, whose heart was well nigh broken, said: “Now, Teacher, show me who these people are, and tell me whether all these tonsured ones upon our left ecclesiastics were.” Work adressing Dante's Divina Comedia Inferno, Canto VII.