Definition of Old catholic
1. Noun. A member of the church formed in the 19th century by German Catholics who refused to accept the infallibility of the Pope.
Old Catholic Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Old Catholic Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Old Catholic
Literary usage of Old catholic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"An old catholic theological faculty, in which two radical Protestante lectured, ... At the same time all the Swiss old catholic communities organized ..."
2. The Contemporary Review (1872)
"To consider the old catholic priests as entitled to appointment to the livings ... To consider, for the present, an old catholic Bishop, though residing in ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"In Holland the old catholic or Jansenist Church has 3 bishops, ... It is ander the supervision of the old catholic archbishops of Utrecht. ..."
4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"With a Narrative of the old catholic Congress at Munich, London, 1872; CJ Loyson, Catholic Reform. London 1874; [JB Mullinger), The New Reformation: ..."
5. History of Christian Doctrine by George Park Fisher (1896)
"CHAPTER VI THE RISE OF THE old catholic CHURCH—THE RULE OF FAITH — THE CANON — THE EPISCOPATE THE RISE AND THE EXCLUSION OF MONTANISM THE course of the ..."
6. History of the Christian Church by George Herbert Dryer (1896)
"WORSHIP OF THE old catholic CHURCH. OUR next period treats of the worship of the old Catholic Church—the period from 170 until 381, or until the settlement ..."