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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 1.3 billion baptized Catholics worldwide
as of 2019[update]...
- Gr**** Catholic
, Gr**** Catholic Church
or Byzantine Catholic
, Byzantine Catholic Church
to: Individually, any 14 of the 23 Eastern Catholic
- Catholic denominations which
exist. While these denominations identify
, none is in communion
with the Holy See. Only Independent Catholic
- religion, who have been commissioned
("ordained") with the Holy orders
of the Catholic
Church. Technically, bishops
are a priestly order
as well; however, in...
- The Catholic
Encyclopedia: An International
Work of Reference
on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History
of the Catholic Church
- the use of the term saint depends
on the context
and denomination. In Catholic
Orthodox, Anglican, Oriental
Orthodox, and Lutheran
- The Eastern Catholic Churches
or Oriental Catholic
Churches, also called
the Eastern-Rite Catholic
Rite Catholicism, or simply
have been many cases
of ****ual abuse
priests, nuns, popes
and other members
life. In the 20th and 21st centuries...
- up Roman Catholic Church
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Roman Catholic
Church, Roman Church
of Rome may refer
to: The Catholic Church
- Catholic theology
is the understanding
of Catholic doctrine
or teachings, and results
from the studies
of theologians. It is based
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