Roman Catholic love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being the Roman Catholic Church.
  • n. A member of the Roman Catholic Church.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church
  • n. A person who belongs to the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of, pertaining to, or the religion of that church of which the pope is the spiritual head.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or supporting Romanism
  • n. a member of the Roman Catholic Church
  • n. the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

Etymologies

From Roman + Catholic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hawley 1946 sought to determine why the Roman Catholic religion, promoted by proselytizing Spanish priests, was readily accepted by eastern Pueblo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, whereas the western Pueblos, “after a brief taste of Catholicism, rejected it forcefully, killed the priests, burned the missions, and even annihilated the village of Awatobi when its inhabitants showed a tendency to accept the acculturation so ardently proffered.”

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • By 2001, Morris was doing well at school, and a Roman Catholic nun recruited him to further his studies at a church-run boarding school in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital about 370 miles 600 kilometers south of Kakuma.

    Sudan refugees question whether to return home

  • In other words, is the nature of the Roman Catholic Church such that it needs our support as a Eucharistie people?

    THE DIFFERENT DRUM

  • He still refuses to marry suitably, and Roman Catholic Mrs. Maria Fitzherbert is still his great love.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Henrietta Maria had her private Roman Catholic chapel there, although her official residence was Somerset or Denmark House, situated on the north bank of the Thames a mile downstream from Whitehall.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • Almost the entire blame for the hideous nightmare that was the witch mania, and the greatest part of the blame for poisoning the sexual life of the West, rests squarely on the Roman Catholic Church.25

    The Templar Revelation

  • A Roman Catholic code of property rights, with a supreme tribunal to play the part of an infallible Pope!

    The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation

  • None of the examples that Glaeser gives of successful philanthropyHoovers American Relief Administration, Rockefellers personal (not corporate) charities, Solidarity (not a philanthropic enterprise), or the Roman Catholic Churchillustrates corporate charity (or creative capitalism).

    Creative Capitalism

  • On the other hand, even the lowest ranking, Roman Catholic priest occupies in his village a somewhat abstract position which isolates him from the community-life of his environment.

    Conflict and The Web of Group-Affiliations

  • Roman Catholic schools, but after the age of 12, when he had a severe illness brought on by over-application, he was practically self-educated.

    A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature

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