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Roman Catholic

noun

Definition of Roman Catholic

  1. :  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

  1. :  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

First Known Use of roman catholic

1614


ROMAN CATHOLIC Defined for English Language Learners

Roman Catholic

adjective

Definition of Roman Catholic for English Language Learners

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


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