Catholic


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Synonyms for Catholic

so pervasive and all-inclusive as to exist in or affect the whole world

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But it still remains in force so far as the Roman Catholic priesthood is concerned.
It is felony, as I have just told you, for a Roman Catholic priest to celebrate a marriage which may be lawfully celebrated by a parochial clergyman, a Presbyterian mini ster, and a Non-conformist minister.
Are you sure he never inquired whether you had both been Catholics
Based on the proper authority, the Greek original, though with influence from Wiclif and from the Latin and German (Luther's) version, this has been directly or indirectly the starting-point for all subsequent English translations except those of the Catholics.
The Catholic religion, better than any other, resolves men's doubts and fears; but even were it otherwise, I might ask you if you run any risks by believing in its truths.
Except the Catholic Church, there was no single religious institution which was founded upon liberty and equality.
And when you told me that he and all the Catholics would suffer from those who joined together under that handbill, I said I'd make one of 'em, if their master was the devil himself.
He told me that as he had no consecrated chapel, nor proper things for the office, I should see he would do it in a manner that I should not know by it that he was a Roman Catholic myself, if I had not known it before; and so he did; for saying only some words over to himself in Latin, which I could not understand, he poured a whole dishful of water upon the woman's head, pronouncing in French, very loud, "Mary" (which was the name her husband desired me to give her, for I was her godfather), "I baptize thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost;" so that none could know anything by it what religion he was of.
We left this place of interview the next day, and on the 21st of June arrived at Fremone, the residence of the missionaries, where we were welcomed by great numbers of Catholics, both Portuguese and Abyssins, who spared no endeavours to make us forget all we had suffered in so hazardous a journey, undertaken with no other intention than to conduct them in the way of salvation.
You know old Father Chiniquy had turned Protestant, so the Catholics hadn't much use for him.
Furthermore, Catholic voters preferred Clinton over Bush by 44 percent to 36 percent in 1992 and over Dole in 1996 by 56 percent to 37 percent, with Clinton picking up twenty-four of the twenty-five most heavily Catholic metro areas and the twelve most heavily Catholic states, despite Clinton's and the Democrats' pro-choice and anti-voucher stances.
In this era of mergers and managed care, the Roman Catholic Church is having more of a say in all sorts of women's reproductive health-care services.
Headquartered in Newton Square, PA, CHE is a large Catholic integrated health care system with 33 acute-care hospitals, 45 freestanding and hospital-based long-term care facilities, 13 assisted-living facilities, 5 continuing care retirement communities, 8 behavioral health facilities and rehabilitation facilities, and 32 home health/hospice agencies and numerous ambulatory and community-based health services operating across 11 states.