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Definition of Catholics

Catholic
Catholic 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, catholic tastes. 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.
Catholic
Catholic 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 Catholic. 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 Catholics from wikipedia

- membership, defined as baptised Catholics, was 1.329 billion at the end of 2018, which is 18% of the world po****tion. Catholics represent about half of all...
- Rebellion of 1798 Catholics and Presbyterians, who were not part of the established Church of Ireland, found common cause. Irish Catholics are found in many...
- Catholics. An overwhelming majority of Goan Catholics belong to the Konkani ethnicity while a minuscule proportion are Luso-Indians. Goan Catholics pla****...
- South, 32% (region with the largest number of Catholics); and West, 25%. Owing to their numbers, more Catholics (13.3 million) reside in households with a...
- century BC. Chaldean Catholics are regarded ethnically and historically as a part of the ****yrian continuity. The modern Chaldean Catholics originated from...
- the liturgical calendar used by Latin Catholics in their retention of certain Jewish holidays. Hebrew Catholics may celebrate P****over, Rosh Hashana,...
- which traditionalist Catholics call the Traditional Latin M**** or the Extraordinary Form of the M****. Traditionalist Catholics were disturbed by the...
- Mangalorean Catholics (Konkani: Kodialchein Katholik) are an ethno-religious community of Catholics following the Latin Rite from the Mangalore Diocese...
- Latin Catholics in the Middle East, on the other hand, are traditionally cared for by the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Although Eastern Catholics are...
- Ruthenian Gr**** Catholic Church the Slovak Gr**** Catholic Church the Ukrainian Gr**** Catholic Church Any other group of Eastern Catholics following the...
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