An·​glo-Cath·​o·​lic ˌaŋ-glō-ˈkath-lik How to pronounce Anglo-Catholic (audio)
: of or relating to a High Church movement in Anglicanism emphasizing its continuity with historic Catholicism and fostering Catholic dogmatic and liturgical traditions
Anglo-Catholic noun
Anglo-Catholicism noun

Examples of Anglo-Catholic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Marshall was confirmed at Saint Katherine of Alexandria Episcopal Church at Mosher and Division streets, a congregation that followed the formal Anglo-Catholic liturgies. Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun, 3 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Anglo-Catholic was in 1838

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“Anglo-Catholic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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