Roman Catholic


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Synonyms for Roman Catholic

the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

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of or relating to or supporting Romanism

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I am a Roman Catholic and so are my two colleagues, but we all supported the reform of the Newfoundland school system.
The widest timeframe of Faith and Order's relationship with the Roman Catholic Church for the purposes of this narrative is from 1928 to 2012; that is, from the 1928 encyclical of Pius XI, Mortalium animos, to the completion of the second Faith and Order convergence text, The Church: Towards a Common Vision, in 2012.
The educators involved in this research all agree that the term Roman Catholic or any use of the Catholic religion with students instantly results in negative feedback and resistance to further discussion.
The bishops are the Rt Rev Andrew Burnham, Bishop of Ebbsfleet, the Rt Rev Keith Newton, Bishop of Richborough and the Bishop of Fulham, the Rt Rev John Broadhurst, the Roman Catholic Church said.
Grill was ordained April 21, 1943, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
As Bishop Patricia Fresen has said, "the reason for ordaining women as bishops was only so that they in turn can ordain priests which is the traditional method for ordination in the Roman Catholic Church.
Both the Church in Wales and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cardiff have said their schools do not have enough cash to fund pay-outs for affected staff.
Maureen Messent has been described as a devout Roman Catholic.
When the church's plans were first made public, friends of Father Mychal Judge--an openly gay Roman Catholic priest and chaplain of the New York Fire Department who was killed during the events of September 11, 2001--were equally angry.
Mr Feeney used to teach at St John Vianney School Roman Catholic School in Mount Nod Way, Mount Nod, St Gregory's Roman Catholic Primary School in Harry Rose Road, Wyken and St Patrick's Roman Catholic Primary School in Deedmore Road, Wood End.
I commend Robert Grant for his important article, "The Roman Catholic Hierarchy: Putting the Squeeze on Politicians" (March/April 2005).
This is an admirable book about a nonevent--the six-year quest by the Russell Ministry (1846-1852) in Britain and by a new pope, Pins IX, to establish permanent diplomatic relations between the Roman Catholic pontiff and the most powerful Protestant state that did not succeed.
Rossi's motivation for doing so is that after the death of his aunt, he discovers that although he was reared as a Roman Catholic, he is actually Jewish.
The suffering of the Roman Catholic Church during the Reign of Terror does not begin to compare to the suffering which it imposed on French Huguenots (Protestants) during the preceding 250 years.
Consequently, village women did not figure prominently in discussions of the "woman question" before the turn of the century, after which time they became one of its major battlegrounds, pitting populists and feminists against the Roman Catholic Church.