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Catholic Church

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The Roman Catholic Church.

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  • noun Literally "universal church", the whole body of Christendom, especially before the division into Western and Eastern churches.
  • noun The Roman Catholic Church, which consists of 23 particular Churches in full communion with the Bishop of Rome.
  • noun Any of the independent Catholic Churches, such as the Old Catholic Church, the Polish National Catholic Church, or the Orthodox Catholic Church.
  • noun Any Christian denomination that identifies explicitly as "Catholic" based on its affirmation of the Nicene Creed, such as any of the Anglican Churches.

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  • noun any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church

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Examples

  • Of course the allusion in my text is to the whole aggregate of believers -- what we call the Catholic Church, as being collectively the habitation of God.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)

  • Does the Vatican know about anti-Catholicism and anti-Semitism as a result of it, in the Catholic Church, especially in Swedish Catholic Church?

    Bishop Arborelius on the SSPX and the newest Swedish TV attack on the Pope

  • The use Owen makes of such an idea is, apparently, supposed to show what makes it impossible to say, as a matter of doctrine, whether the Roman communion aka the Catholic Church is a communio of true churches or only a facsimile thereof.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • The use Owen makes of such an idea is, apparently, supposed to show what makes it impossible to say, as a matter of doctrine, whether the Roman communion aka the Catholic Church is a communio of true churches or only a facsimile thereof.

    Orthodoxy on churches outside "the Church"

  • These he calls the Catholic Church and himself successor to the Apostles, terming the great majority of Roman

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • Proclaiming himself to be the penultimate defender of Israel and thus the Jewish people, Hagee’s motives came into public question when two his incendiary quotes surfaced; one calling the Catholic Church the “Great Whore, the other suggesting Nazis were God’s plan to corral the Jews into the biblically mandated Israeli territories in order to facilitate the Second Coming.

    McCain and Hagee: Still Joined at the Hip by Joe Lieberman

  • Kennedy attempted to ameliorate Southern Baptist opposition to his candidacy with his speech to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association where he reaffirmed his belief in the separation of church and state and pledged that no religious group in other words, the Catholic Church would receive government funds or political preference should he win the presidency.

    Neil J. Young: Evangelical Good News For Romney?

  • Kennedy attempted to ameliorate Southern Baptist opposition to his candidacy with his speech to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association where he reaffirmed his belief in the separation of church and state and pledged that no religious group in other words, the Catholic Church would receive government funds or political preference should he win the presidency.

    Neil J. Young: Evangelical Good News For Romney?

  • Kennedy attempted to ameliorate Southern Baptist opposition to his candidacy with his speech to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association where he reaffirmed his belief in the separation of church and state and pledged that no religious group in other words, the Catholic Church would receive government funds or political preference should he win the presidency.

    Neil J. Young: Evangelical Good News For Romney?

  • There are more than 1.1 billion Catholics on the planet, and the Catholic Church is the largest denomination in the United States, with more than 65 million baptized members.

    Five myths about the Catholic sexual abuse scandal

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