Anglo-Catholic


Anglo-Catholic
Anglo-Catholics
1) ADJ: ADJ n The Anglo-Catholic part of the Church of England, or of the churches related to it, is the part whose beliefs and practices are similar to those of the Catholic Church.

...Anglo-Catholic opponents of women priests.

2) N-COUNT An Anglo-Catholic is a Christian who belongs to the Anglo-Catholic section of the Church of England, or to the churches related to it.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Anglo-Catholic — n a Christian who is a member of the part of the Church of England that is similar to the Roman Catholic church >Anglo Catholic adj >.Anglo Ca tholicism n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Anglo-Catholic — [aŋ′glōkath′ə lik] n. a member of the Anglican Communion who stresses its continuous tradition with the Catholic Church before and after the Reformation adj. of Anglo Catholics or their beliefs and practice …   English World dictionary

  • Anglo-Catholic — An glo Cath o*lic, n. A member of the Church of England who contends for its catholic character; more specifically, a High Churchman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anglo-Catholic — noun count an Anglican whose beliefs and practices are similar to those of the Catholic Church …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Anglo-Catholic — An glo Cath o*lic, a., Of or pertaining to a church modeled on the English Reformation; Anglican; sometimes restricted to the ritualistic or High Church section of the Church of England. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anglo-Catholic — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Anglo Catholic : singular Anglo Catholic plural Anglo Catholics an Anglican whose beliefs and practices are similar to those of the Catholic Church …   English dictionary

  • Anglo-Catholic — adjective Date: 1838 of or relating to a High Church movement in Anglicanism emphasizing its continuity with historic Catholicism and fostering Catholic dogmatic and liturgical traditions • Anglo Catholic noun • Anglo Catholicism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Anglo-Catholic — noun (C) a Christian who is a member of the part of the Church of England that is similar to the Roman Catholic church Anglo Catholic adjective Anglo Catholicism / .. . ..../ noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Anglo Catholic —    The Historic or Catholic Church exists to day in three main branches or Communions, viz.: The Eastern or Greek Church, the Roman Church, and the Anglican. The term Anglo Catholic is used to describe the Historic Church of the English speaking… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Anglo-Catholic — /æŋgloʊ ˈkæθlɪk/ (say anggloh kathlik) noun 1. someone who practises Anglo Catholicism. 2. an Anglican Catholic, as opposed to a Roman or Greek Catholic. –adjective 3. of or relating to Anglo Catholicism or Anglo Catholics …   Australian English dictionary