Anglo-Catholicism

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Anglo-Catholicism

the praetiees in the Anglican communion that hold that Catholicism is inherent in a church whose episcopate is able to traee its line of descent from the apostles and whose faith Catholics agree to be revealed truth. — AngloCatholic, n., adj.
See also: Catholicism
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Noun1.Anglo-Catholicism - a doctrine and practice within the Church of England emphasizing the Catholic tradition
Anglicanism - the faith and doctrine and practice of the Anglican Church
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Anglo-Catholicism

[ˈæŋgləʊkəˈθɒlɪsɪzəm] Nanglocatolicismo m
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The Reverend Doctor Neale was a high Anglican whose career was blighted by suspicion that he was a crypto-Catholic.
Most concerns then were about religion--Catholics worried that RC children were placed with Protestants and evangelicals suspicious of high Anglican ritual.
The Telford scheme involved a range of denominations and styles of service from High Anglican, she said, to a service involving a "lot of people lying on the floor and being healed.
Gauri Viswanathan, a convert from Hinduism to Christianity herself, gives a brilliant account of Ramabai's criticisms of the doctrinal forms of the High Anglican Christianity she encountered in colonial Britain and India.
When I was High Anglican, and lived in England, I would call myself a "Tory," and be understood by some to mean that I identified with the "church party," in a Queen Anne sort of way.
But this is a man whose ambition is to rise through the ranks of the high Anglican church, and I don't know about you, but I never think of priests as being ambitious.
Michael was a commissioner from the Presbytery of Montreal; my mother had been his teacher at the high Anglican school we both attended.
The poems published during his High Anglican years and his comments on his poetics in letters from that time, in contrast, display tension in their expression of strong feeling-particularly when that feeling is directed not to God but to a specific person-and seem to regard emotional release as self-indulgent and potentially dangerous.
The first, Boston Bohemia 1881-1900, chronicled Cram's surprisingly varied early career as writer, historian, medievalist, architect, Japanophile, critic and polemicist (often in the high Anglican interest).
He says he has been into High Anglican, Greek and Russian Orthodox churches where reverence is duly paid to the Virgin Mary and he has never seen the exposed breast to which he refers.
Shuger's reading is persuasive owing to its generous consideration of evidence from contemporary texts, many of them identifiable as high Anglican, in which the legitimacy of the monarch is guaranteed by his goodness.
I'm not at all surprised to find that Dafydd now considers himself a member of the High Anglican or Celto-Catholic Anglican tradition.