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Roman Catholic

noun

Definition of Roman Catholic

: a member of the Roman Catholic Church

First Known Use of roman catholic

1581

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Roman Catholic

adjective

Definition of Roman Catholic

: of, relating to, or being a Christian church having a hierarchy of priests and bishops under the pope, a liturgy centered in the Mass, veneration of the Virgin Mary and saints, clerical celibacy, and a body of dogma including transubstantiation and papal infallibility

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1614

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ROMAN CATHOLIC Defined for English Language Learners

Roman Catholic

Definition of Roman Catholic for English Language Learners

  • : belonging or relating to the Christian church that is led by the pope


ROMAN CATHOLIC Defined for Kids

Roman Catholic

adjective

Definition of Roman Catholic for Students

: belonging to or relating to the Christian church led by the pope

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