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Definition of Catholic
CatholicCatholic Cath"o*lic (k[a^]th"[-o]*[i^]k), a. [L. catholicus,
Gr. kaqoliko`s, universal, general; kata` down, wholly +
"o`los whole, probably akin to E. solid: cf. F. catholique.]
1. Universal or general; as, the catholic faith.
Men of other countries [came] to bear their part in
so great and catholic a war. --Southey.
Note: This epithet, which is applicable to the whole
Christian church, or its faith, is claimed by Roman
Catholics to belong especially to their church, and in
popular usage is so limited.
2. Not narrow-minded, partial, or bigoted; liberal; as,
3. Of or pertaining to, or affecting the Roman Catholics; as,
the Catholic emancipation act.
Catholic epistles, the epistles of the apostles which are
addressed to all the faithful, and not to a particular
church; being those of James, Peter, Jude, and John. CatholicCatholic Cath"o*lic, n.
1. A person who accepts the creeds which are received in
common by all parts of the orthodox Christian church.
2. An adherent of the Roman Catholic church; a Roman
Old Catholic, the name assumed in 1870 by members of the
Roman Catholic church, who denied the ecumenical character
of the Vatican Council, and rejected its decrees, esp.
that concerning the infallibility of the pope, as contrary
to the ancient Catholic faith.
Meaning of Catholic from wikipedia
- The Catholic
Church, also known
as the Roman Catholic
Church, is the largest Christian
church, with approximately
1.3 billion baptised Catholics
- Catholic charities refer
to a number
of Catholic charitable
organisations. Catholic spiritual teaching includes spreading
the Gospel while Catholic
- The Catholic Herald
is a London-based Roman Catholic
and starting December
2014 a magazine, published
in the United
Kingdom, the Republic...
- The Catholic
Encyclopedia: An International
Work of Reference
on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History
of the Catholic
Church, also referred...
- Gr**** Catholic
, Gr**** Catholic church
and Gr****-Catholic Church
to: Individually, any 14 of the 23 Eastern Catholic
by the Catholic
books. It is sometimes referred
to as the Catholic
Bible. The Catholic Bible
- The word catholic
via Late Latin
catholicus, from the Gr**** adjective
καθολικός (katholikos), meaning
- A lapsed Catholic
is a baptized Catholic
who is non-practicing. Such a person
may still identify
as a Catholic
a Catholic according
- Irish Catholics
are an ethnoreligious group native
that are both Catholic
and Irish. Irish Catholics
have a large
- Catholic Mariology refers
to Mariology—the systematic study
of the person
of Mary, mother
of Jesus, and of her place
in the Economy
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