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(ăng′glō-kăth′lĭk, -kăth′ə-lĭk)
A member of the Anglican Church whose religious convictions emphasize sacramental worship.

An′glo-Cath′o·lic adj.


(Anglicanism) of or relating to a group within the Church of England or the Anglican Communion that emphasizes the Catholic elements in its teaching and practice
(Anglicanism) a member of this group
ˌAnglo-Caˈtholiˌcism n


(ˈæŋ gloʊˈkæθ ə lɪk, -ˈkæθ lɪk)

1. a person who emphasizes the Catholic character of the Anglican Church.
2. of or pertaining to Anglo-Catholicism or Anglo-Catholics.
An′glo-Cathol′icism, n.
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Adj.1.Anglo-catholic - supporting the Anglican Church


A. ADJanglocatólico
B. Nanglocatólico/a m/f
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After moving to London, Timmins held a number of organ posts, including one at the St Chad's Haggerston Anglo-Catholic church in the East End of London, where he formed a choir.
I am an Anglican priest leaning to the Anglo-Catholic end of the spectrum.
The most important of these new forms of piety were holiness-oriented revivalism, which taught a "higher life" theology based on its particular understanding of the doctrine of sanctification, and a new Anglo-Catholic piety, which drew inspiration from the revival of pre-Reformation liturgical and spiritual practices.
9) One such Anglo-Catholic friend of Orthodoxy was Father William Turney SSJE, whom we will meet later in this essay.
Once again today, still true to that Anglo-Catholic tradition, St Alban's Church is attracting Christians in the immigrant community of Highgate seeking to reaffirm their far-flung Christian roots and traditions in their new home.
Archdeacon of Cardigan Dr William Strange, a member of the Anglo-Catholic conservative alliance Anglican Mainstream, believes Richard is worthy of his grand occasion.
finds these pro-sectarian or pro-Catholic novels to be influenced by four major Victorian movements: the Catholic Emancipation of 1829, John Keble's 1833 sermon "On National Apostasy" and the rise of the Oxford Movement, the influence of Anglo-Catholic ritualism, and the 1850 restoration of the Catholic hierarchy in England.
Her contribution to the Anglo-Catholic theological tradition, in particular her theology of work and her efforts to illuminate its Trinitarian underpinnings and social implications, are of real consequence, especially because her writing is itself the work of a consummate craftsman.
After the vote, the Anglo-Catholic group Forward in Faith issued a statement saying it was pleased that the Church of England "is committed to providing bishops and priests for our parishes, enabling us to flourish in the life and structures of our church.
Martin Clarke's comparison of two early Victorian hymnbooks, one Evangelical, the other Anglo-Catholic, investigates how the two groups positioned themselves in response to the Church of England's growing acceptance of hymn-singing (as opposed to psalm-singing, which had long been permitted) in church services.
com)-- An Anglo-Catholic church is meeting in Newtown Square on Sunday mornings at 9:00.
In Theology and the Victorian Novel, Perkin focuses on two strands within the nineteenth-century Anglican church--the Anglo-Catholic revival of the Oxford Movement and the liberal, Broad Church movement--perhaps because dissent, evangelicalism, and Catholicism have already received book-length treatments, in Valentine Cunningham's Everywhere Spoken Against: Dissent and the Victorian Novel, Elizabeth Jay's Religion of the Heart: Anglican Evangelicalism and the Nineteenth-Century Novel, and, most recently, Diana Peschier's Nineteenth-Century Anti-Catholic Discourses: The Case of Charlotte Bronte.