Catholic

  • (adj): Free from provincial prejudices or attachments.
    Example: "Catholic in one's tastes"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on catholic, catholics:

Graham Greene - Writing Style and Themes
... A stranger with no shortage of calling cards devout Catholic, lifelong adulterer, pulpy hack, canonical novelist self-destructive, meticulously disciplined ... struggles within the individual soul from the Catholic perspective ... Friend and fellow Catholic Evelyn Waugh attacked that as a revival of the Quietist heresy ...
History Of The Term "Catholic" - Divergent Usages - Anglican and Old Catholic
... Anglicans and Old Catholics see themselves as a communion within the Catholic Church and Lutherans see themselves as "a reform movement within the greater church ... Roman Catholics view the Bishop of Rome as the "Successor of Peter" to serve as universal pastor to the entire Church, though all the particular Churches ... Some Anglicans and Old Catholics accept that the Bishop of Rome is primus inter pares among all primates, but they embrace Conciliarism as a necessary check on what they consider to be ...
Graham Greene
... Although Greene objected strongly to being described as a Roman Catholic novelist rather than as a novelist who happened to be Catholic, Catholic religious themes are ...
Babington Plot
... The Babington Plot was a Catholic plot in 1586 to assassinate Queen Elizabeth, a Protestant, and put Mary, Queen of Scots, a Catholic, on the English throne ... long-term goal was an invasion by the Spanish forces of King Philip II and the Catholic League in France, leading to the restoration of the Catholic religion ... The chief conspirator was Sir Anthony Babington (1561–1586), a young Catholic nobleman ...
Irish House Of Commons - Sessions - Parliaments of Charles I
... Speaker Sessions 16 ... March 1639 (prorogued 1641) 30 January 1649 ? Members Nicholas Barnewall, Catholic Patrick Barnewall,Trim John Bellew Sir Richard Blake, Galway Sir Piers Crosby Geoffrey Browne, Catholic ... Sir Roebuck Lynch Donagh MacCarthy, Viscount Muskerry, Catholic Richard Bellings, Catholic Sir Phelim O'Neill, Catholic James Montgomery, Protestant Nicholas Plunkett, Catholic, Meath Edward Rowley, Protestant ...

More definitions of "Catholic":

  • (noun): A member of a Catholic church.
  • (adj): Of or relating to or supporting Catholicism.
    Example: "The Catholic Church"

Famous quotes containing the word catholic:

    Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
    Erica Jong (b. 1942)

    May they rest in peace.
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    The Missal is book of prayers and rites used to celebrate the Roman Catholic mass during the year.

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