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- proper n. Any of the churches worldwide that are in communion with the Church of England, have the same doctrine, and have the Archbishop of Canterbury as supreme head.
- proper n. A church that practises Anglicanism.
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- n. the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
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One of the issues that Protestants had with the Catholic Church and later with the Anglican Church was the church hierarchy.
Norris firmly believed that schism from the Anglican Church was a sin, and believed the Toleration Act merely removed the earthly punishment.
I would like a review of the Anglican courts as well, but because the Anglican Church is the established church, it is a slightly different issue - it doesn't provide a template for Shariah.
The American branch fo the Anglican Church is the Episcopalians.
The Anglican Church was the state religion and, as 8opus points out, continues to be to this day.
Members of the Forestdale congregation, called the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd, expressed similar sentiments.
The surplice and stole of the priest of the Anglican Church is a more close copy of this ancient costume than any now worn in the Roman church.
But although anybody may serve God after his own fashion, their true religion, the one in which fortunes are made, is the Episcopal sect, called the Anglican Church, or, simply and pre-eminently, the Church.
His way took him through Heavitree (when Hooker saw the light here, how easy to believe that the Anglican Church was the noblest outcome of human progress!) and on and on, until by a lane with red banks of sandstone, thick with ferns, shadowed with noble boughs, he came to a hamlet which had always been one of his favourite resorts, so peacefully it lay amid the exquisite rural landscape.
In one respect, indeed, sacerdotalism in the Anglican Church is a worse thing than in the Roman Church, for it is undisciplined and unregulated.
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