Anglican Church


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Anglican Church

n.
The Church of England and the churches in other nations that are in complete agreement with it as to doctrine and discipline and are in communion with the Archbishop of Canterbury. Also called Anglican Communion.

Anglican Church

n
(Anglicanism) any Church of the Anglican Communion or the Anglican Communion itself

An′glican Church′


n.
the Church of England and those churches that are in communion with it.

Anglican Church

The reformed church of England, first established in 1534 but retaining elements of Roman Catholic dogma and ritual.
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Noun1.Anglican Church - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs)Anglican Church - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
church service, church - a service conducted in a house of worship; "don't be late for church"
Evening Prayer, evensong - (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
Protestant Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury
Church of Ireland - autonomous branch of the Church of England in Ireland
Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church of Scotland - an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Anglican Catholic - a member of the Anglican Church who emphasizes its Catholic character
archdeacon - (Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop
bishop - a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
Anglican - a Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism
sidesman - (Church of England) an assistant to the churchwarden; collects offerings of money in the church
vicar - (Church of England) a clergyman appointed to act as priest of a parish
Circumcision, Feast of the Circumcision, January 1 - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
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Briefly, Robert Elsmere, a priest of the Anglican Church, marries a very religious woman; there is the perfection of "mutual love"; at length he has doubts about "historic Christianity"; he gives up his orders; carries his learning, his fine intellect, his goodness, nay, his saintliness, into a kind of Unitarianism; the wife becomes more intolerant than ever; there is a long and faithful effort on both sides, eventually successful, on the part of these mentally [66] divided people, to hold together; ending with the hero's death, the genuine piety and resignation of which is the crowning touch in the author's able, learned, and thoroughly sincere apology for Robert Elsmere's position.
Doubtless, it is part of the ideal of the Anglican Church that, under certain safeguards, it should find room for latitudinarians even among its clergy.
was once esteemed of great authority in the Anglican Church, and is
Delegates from the Anglican Church of Canada recently met with their counterparts from other Anglican Communion provinces for the first Conference of the Anglican Churches in the Americas in Mutual Responsibility and Mission in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Barnabas the Apostle Anglican Church, ``O Come All Ye Faithful'' is an invitation to Christians searching for the liturgical stability found at congregations that are part of Diocese of the West, Anglican Church in America.
Explaining her group's goals, AAC spokesperson Cynthia Brust says "the action of the General Convention and the consecration of Bishop Robinson have threatened the unity of the Anglican Church, and we are moving forward with realignment.
LONDON--The Church of England has given final approval to allow divorced people to remarry in the Anglican church.
OTTAWA -- An agreement between Anglican Church of Canada and the Governement of Canada changes the church's approach to lawsuits for compensation from former Indian residential school students.
Also on side is Archbishop Michael Peers, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, who takes a similar position, claiming that the diocese of New Westminster has acted "responsibly" in the process employed and in the provision of a conscience clause for parishes in disagreement.
Schism is now a reality in the Anglican Church of Canada.
ENCINO - Curiosity, not sunscreen, is all that's required for a trip around the world - the Anglican Church world - as a four-part lecture series begins today at St.

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