Catholic

  • (noun): A member of a Catholic church.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on catholic, catholics:

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 catholic" ... 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 in communion with him have their own distinct ... 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 the "excesses" of ...
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 ... The 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 in England ... The chief conspirator was Sir Anthony Babington (1561–1586), a young Catholic nobleman ...
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, deliriously romantic, bitterly cynical moral ... drama of the struggles within the individual soul from the Catholic perspective ... Friend and fellow Catholic Evelyn Waugh attacked that as a revival of the Quietist heresy ...
Graham 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 at the root of much of ...
Irish House Of Commons - Sessions - Parliaments of Charles I
30 January 1649 ? Members Nicholas Barnewall, Catholic Patrick Barnewall,Trim John Bellew Sir Richard Blake, Galway Sir Piers Crosby Geoffrey Browne ... Sir Roebuck Lynch Donagh MacCarthy, Viscount Muskerry, Catholic Richard Bellings, Catholic Sir Phelim O'Neill, Catholic James Montgomery, Protestant Nicholas Plunkett, Catholic ...

More definitions of "Catholic":

  • (adj): Free from provincial prejudices or attachments.
    Example: "Catholic in one's tastes"
  • (adj): Of or relating to or supporting Catholicism.
    Example: "The Catholic Church"

Famous quotes containing the word catholic:

    It is time that the Protestant Church, the Church of the Son, should be one again with the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of the Father. It is time that man shall cease, first to live in the flesh, with joy, and then, unsatisfied, to renounce and to mortify the flesh.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

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

    Go, you are dismissed.
    [Ite missa est.]
    Missal, The. The Ordinary of the Mass.

    Missal is book of prayers and rites used to celebrate the Roman Catholic mass during the year.