Definition of Roman Catholic Church
1. Noun. The Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy.
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Generic synonyms: Catholic Church
Terms within: Rome, Curia, College Of Cardinals, Sacred College
Member holonyms: Roman Catholic
Definition of Roman Catholic Church
1. Proper noun. That part of the Christian churches in union with the pope in Rome. ¹
2. Proper noun. The Roman Rite of the Catholic Church. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Roman Catholic Church
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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Roman Catholic church—Continued Ceremonies Religious processions in ... Am Cath Q 41:492-9 Jl '16 Ritual Bee Roman Catholic church—Liturgy and ritual Roman ..."
2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Roman Catholic church—Continued Worship and the reunion of Christendom. ... 152-65 ON '17 fin alen Decretals, False Roman Catholic church In Canada Canadian ..."
3. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Roman Catholic church In Great Britain. Gorman, WG Converts to Rome. ... Roman Catholic church in Kentucky. Webb, B: J. Centenary of Catholicity in Kentucky ..."
4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Roman Catholic church in England Meyer's England and the Catholic church under ... Cath World 11)3:508-12 Jl '16 Roman Catholic church In France French ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The government of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales is under 12 bishops ruling dioceses, and 1 archbishop, head of the " province of ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The Roman Catholic Church occupies, so far as numbers are concerned, the second place in each of the states, with the exception of South Australia, ..."
7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"So does Switzerland, excepting that in this country a more exacting control is exercised over the Roman Catholic Church. In Denmark the Evangelical Lutheran ..."