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The doctrines, practices, and rituals of the Roman Catholic Church.
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(Roman Catholic Church) a derogatory name for Roman Catholicism
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pop•er•y(ˈpoʊ pə ri)
usage: This term is used by Protestants to show contempt for Roman Catholic practices and tenets.—n.
Disparaging. Roman Catholicism.
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Derogatory & Offensive. Roman Catholicism.See also: Pope
Pejorative. papal authority or actions.See also: Catholicism
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popery[ˈpəʊpərɪ] n (pej) → papismo
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