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Church of England

n.
The national church of England, established in 1534 by Henry VIII's rejection of papal authority. The Church of England retains a liturgy and episcopal structure adapted from those of the Roman Catholic Church.

Church of England

n
(Anglicanism) the reformed established state Church in England, Catholic in order and basic doctrine, with the Sovereign as its temporal head

Church′ of Eng′land


n.
the established church in England, Catholic in faith and order, but incorporating many principles of the Protestant Reformation and independent of the papacy.
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Noun1.Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs)Church of England - 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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Church of England

n the Church of Englandla Chiesa anglicana
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St Margaret's CofE high, in Aigburth, and city-centre based Archbishop Blanch CofE high could both move to new premises on Liverpool Innovation Park, based at Edge Lane.
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Pupils Oxton St Saviour's CofE primary, in Prenton, achieved 100% in science and 97%in English and maths.
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At Level 4 Ami Herring (St Mary's Church of England PS) and in the FIG Championship, Rebecca Tunney (St James CofE PS) and Gabrielle MacDonald (Farnborough Road JS) battled hard to finish just outside the medals.
Over a decade or more, officials aim to double the number of church secondary schools - there are currently fewer than 200 - and have not ruled out creating more CofE primaries as well.
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