anti-Catholic


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anti-Catholic

adj
(Roman Catholic Church) opposed to the beliefs, practices, and adherents of the Roman Catholic Church
n
(Roman Catholic Church) someone opposed to the Roman Catholic Church and its adherents: he called him an anti-Catholic.
ˌanti-Caˈtholiˌcism n
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It was still possible, even in that later time of anti-Catholic preaching, for people to hold many pagan ideas, and believe themselves good church-people, notwithstanding; so we need hardly feel any surprise at the fact that Mr.
After the university president defended the art exhibit and refused to order its removal, the professor and student filed a lawsuit arguing that the statue's presence on a public university campus constituted an unconstitutional endorsement of an anti-Catholic message.
House Republican leaders instead select a Presbyterian minister, causing some to charge that Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert and Majority Leader Dick Armey "were influenced by an anti-Catholic bias.
Though he claims anti-Catholic bigotry is ignored by the mainstream secular media (when it is not promoting its own version), the cases he cites should be quite familiar to anyone with even a casual recollection of the "culture wars" of the late 1980 and '90s.
A police source said: "The emails contained strong anti-Catholic messages.
In The Whores of Babylon, Frances Dolan surveys anti-Catholic polemic and propaganda to find recurrent patterns in which seventeenth-century English anxieties about the threats posed by English Catholics are bound up to deeply rooted anxieties about female agency at every level of culture, from the bedroom to the council chamber.
DONALD DEWAR yesterday slapped down bigotry claims by composer James MacMillan that Scotland is rife with anti-Catholic bigotry.
Ian Paisley, the province's most outspoken anti-Catholic and its strongest campaigner against the peace plan, had come to make a speech deriding the outcome.
Catholic Alliance is speaking out against the anti-Catholic bigotry we see every day in the news coverage, on university campuses, in the schools, in the political debate, and in other areas of American life where church leaders are vilified and ridiculed for their Christian beliefs.
During the 1890s discontented white Protestants formed the virulently anti-Catholic American Protective Association, the Immigrant Restriction League and the Anti-Saloon League.
The apocalyptic, anti-Catholic group is certain of its own variation of the fundamentalist, dispensationalist end-time scenario because it "unlocks Bible prophecy by using the Bible as its own interpreter.
Pearce's answer to the paradox, namely that Lewis was never able to shake off his virulently anti-Catholic Belfast upbringing--I consider unconvincing.