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.
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- 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
Indeed long after this period, the use of the term Roman Catholic continued to be a mark of condescension, and language of much more uncomplimentary character was usually preferred.
The term Roman Catholic is relatively a new term, which has come about since the Reformation.
The Roman Catholic priest, who is a devoted admirer of Father Newman, said that he thought so too; and quoted some candid recent admissions to that effect from certain English Roman Catholic periodicals.
He was baptized Roman Catholic but he was never a believer.
Baptized a Roman Catholic, Macedo worked for the national lottery before founding his church in 1976, inspired by the teachings of Canadian Pentacostal Bishop Bob Macelester.
Here you'll see people who thrashed their backs, shredding into tender flesh and sketching blood. 85% of the population here in the Philippines are Roman Catholic, which is why the Easter and Lenten season is devoutly observed.
I was baptized Roman Catholic, which a lot of people cannot say.
The Roman Catholic is a biggest religious organisation in Malawi.
It would be hard to find a worse; but take the following from a candid Roman Catholic, which is better and more literal: "For to this Church, on account of more potent principality, it is necessary that every Church (that is, those who are on every side faithful) resort; in which Church ever, by those who are on every side, has been preserved that tradition which is from the apostles."
Here the Roman Catholic is the only religion tolerated, but intolerance in Switzerland is not peculiar to the Roman Catholic cantons, as in some, _Calvinism_ only is permitted.