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Roman Catholic

adj. Abbr. RC
Of, relating to, or being the Roman Catholic Church.
n.
A member of the Roman Catholic Church.

Roman Catholic

adj
(Roman Catholic Church) of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church
n
(Roman Catholic Church) a member of this Church
Often shortened to: Catholic

Ro′man Cath′olic


adj.
1. of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church.
n.
2. a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Roman Catholic - a member of the Roman Catholic ChurchRoman Catholic - a member of the Roman Catholic Church
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Catholic - a member of a Catholic church
papist - an offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy
ultramontane - a Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline)
2.Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchyRoman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
indulgence - the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution; "in the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse"
Divine Office - canonical prayers recited daily by priests (e.g. the breviary of the Roman Catholic Church)
Little Office - a Roman Catholic office honoring the Virgin Mary; similar to but shorter than the Divine Office
Office of the Dead - an office read or sung before a burial mass in the Roman Catholic Church
placebo - (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead
confession - (Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution
beatification - (Roman Catholic Church) an act of the Pope who declares that a deceased person lived a holy life and is worthy of public veneration; a first step toward canonization
canonisation, canonization - (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
Mass - (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
novena - a Roman Catholic devotion consisting of prayers on nine consecutive days
Stations, Stations of the Cross - (Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary
ostensorium, monstrance - (Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration
pallium - (Roman Catholic Church) vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging in front and back
ultramontanism - (Roman Catholic Church) the policy that the absolute authority of the church should be vested in the pope
sursum corda - (Roman Catholic Church) a Latin versicle meaning `lift up your hearts'
breviary - (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders
missal - (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year
Vulgate - the Latin edition of the Bible translated from Hebrew and Greek mainly by St. Jerome at the end of the 4th century; as revised in 1592 it was adopted as the official text for the Roman Catholic Church
Paternoster - (Roman Catholic Church) the Lord's Prayer in Latin; translates as `our father'
Mass card - (Roman Catholic Church) a card sent to a bereaved family that says the sender has arranged for a Mass to be said in memory of the deceased
spiritual bouquet - (Roman Catholic Church) a card indicating that the sender will perform certain devotional acts on behalf of another
kiss of peace, pax - (Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist
Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, Immaculate Conception - (Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived
gradual - (Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass
Catholic Church - any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
Rome - the leadership of the Roman Catholic Church
Curia - (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
College of Cardinals, Sacred College - (Roman Catholic Church) the body of cardinals who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
Rota - (Roman Catholic Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts
Roman Catholic - a member of the Roman Catholic Church
apostolic delegate - (Roman Catholic Church) a representative of the Holy See in a country that has no formal diplomatic relations with it
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
Brother - (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address; "a Benedictine Brother"
cardinal - (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
dean - (Roman Catholic Church) the head of the College of Cardinals
Doctor of the Church, Doctor - (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching; "the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"
domestic prelate - (Roman Catholic Church) a priest who is an honorary member of the papal household
internuncio - (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope ranking below a nuncio
Monsignor - (Roman Catholic Church) an ecclesiastical title of honor bestowed on some priests
Adj.1.Roman Catholic - of or relating to or supporting Romanism; "the Roman Catholic Church"
Translations
تَابِعٌ لرُّومُ الكاثوليكشخص روماني كاثوليكيكاثوليكي، تابِع للكنيسَة الكاثوليكيَّه
římský katolíkřímskokatolický
katolikromersk katolskromersk-katolsk
roomalaiskatolinen
rimokatoličkirimokatolik
rómversk-kaòólskur
ローマカトリック教会のローマカトリック教徒
천주교도천주교의
rímskokatolík
katolikkatolsk
ที่เกี่ยวกับศาสนาโรมันคาทอลิคผู้นับถือนิกายโรมันคาทอลิค
người theo Thiên Chúa Giáo La Mãthuộc Thiên Chúa Giáo La Mã

Roman Catholic

[ˌrəʊmənˈkæθəlɪk]
A. ADJcatólico (apostólico y romano)
B. Ncatólico/a m/f (apostólico/a y romano/a)

Roman Catholic

adj & ncattolico/a

Roman

(ˈrəumən) adjective
1. connected with Rome, especially ancient Rome. Roman coins.
2. (no capital) (of printing) in ordinary upright letters like these.
noun
a person belonging to Rome, especially to ancient Rome.
Roman alphabet
the alphabet in which Western European languages such as English are written.
Roman Catholic (also Catholic)
(a member) of the Christian church which recognizes the Pope as its head.
Roman Catholicism (also Catholicism)
the beliefs, government etc of the Roman Catholic Church.
Roman numerals
I,II,III etc, as opposed to the Arabic numerals 1,2,3 etc.

Roman Catholic

تَابِعٌ لرُّومُ الكاثوليك, شخص روماني كاثوليكي římskokatolický, římský katolík katolik, romersk-katolsk Katholik, römisch-katholisch ρωμαιοκαθολικός católico romano roomalaiskatolinen catholique rimokatolički, rimokatolik cattolico romano ローマカトリック教会の, ローマカトリック教徒 천주교도, 천주교의 roomskatholiek katolikk, romersk-katolsk katolik, rzymskokatolicki católico romano католик, римско-католический katolik, katolsk ที่เกี่ยวกับศาสนาโรมันคาทอลิค, ผู้นับถือนิกายโรมันคาทอลิค Roman Katoliği, Roman Katolik người theo Thiên Chúa Giáo La Mã, thuộc Thiên Chúa Giáo La Mã 罗马天主教徒, 罗马天主教的
References in classic literature ?
You got over her objection by consenting to become n Roman Catholic, like herself?
How do you make out that the Roman Catholic religion is UNCHRISTIAN?
She meant that the people in the crowd believed in Him; for she remembered the crosses with bleeding plaster figures that stood where foot-paths joined, and the inexplicable mystery of a service in a Roman Catholic church.
He told me that as he had no consecrated chapel, nor proper things for the office, I should see he would do it in a manner that I should not know by it that he was a Roman Catholic myself, if I had not known it before; and so he did; for saying only some words over to himself in Latin, which I could not understand, he poured a whole dishful of water upon the woman's head, pronouncing in French, very loud, "Mary" (which was the name her husband desired me to give her, for I was her godfather), "I baptize thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost;" so that none could know anything by it what religion he was of.
Though they generally professed the Roman Catholic religion, yet it was mixed, occasionally, with some of their ancient superstitions; and they retained much of the Indian belief in charms and omens.
The truth is, I had not so much principle of any kind as to be nice in point of religion, and I presently learned to speak favourably of the Romish Church; particularly, I told them I saw little but the prejudice of education in all the difference that were among Christians about religion, and if it had so happened that my father had been a Roman Catholic, I doubted not but I should have been as well pleased with their religion as my own.
And yet, on the faith of an honest man, I never spoke ill of any enchanter, and I am not so well off that I am to be envied; to be sure, I am rather sly, and I have a certain spice of the rogue in me; but all is covered by the great cloak of my simplicity, always natural and never acted; and if I had no other merit save that I believe, as I always do, firmly and truly in God, and all the holy Roman Catholic Church holds and believes, and that I am a mortal enemy of the Jews, the historians ought to have mercy on me and treat me well in their writings.
Pambrune informed Captain Bonneville that he had been at some pains to introduce the Christian religion, in the Roman Catholic form, among them, where it had evidently taken root; but had become altered and modified, to suit their peculiar habits of thought, and motives of action; retaining, however, the principal points of faith, and its entire precepts of morality.
My relative and I, who are the most Protestant fellows in the world, give our worst wishes to the Roman Catholic cause; and to Saville, who introduces their bill, I have a personal objection besides; but as each of us has himself for the first article in his creed, we cannot commit ourselves by joining with a very extravagant madman, such as this Gordon most undoubtedly is.
The Roman Catholic religion, introduced here by the early French settlers, prevails extensively.
There you see the hand of that awful power, the Roman Catholic Church.
I went to a party last night, and there out of five ladies three were Roman Catholics and had the Pope's indulgence for doing woolwork on Sundays.