What is sectarian?

  • (noun): A member of a sect.
    Synonyms: sectary, sectarist
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sectarian:

Anti-Catholicism In The United Kingdom - Beginnings - Scotland
... released in 2004 by the Scottish Executive showed that 85% of sectarian attacks were not football related ... Sixty-three percent of the victims of sectarian attacks are Catholics, but when adjusted for population size this makes Catholics between five and eight times more likely to be a ... For example the word "Fenian" is regarded by authorities as a sectarian related word in reference to Catholics ...
Sectarian Violence
... Sectarian violence and/or sectarian strife is violence inspired by sectarianism, that is, between different sects of one particular mode of ideology or religion within a nation/commun ... Religious segregation often plays a role in sectarian violence ...
Anti-Catholicism In The United Kingdom - Beginnings - Northern Ireland
... Association The Troubles in Northern Ireland were characterised by bitter sectarian antagonism and bloodshed between Irish Republicans who are principally Catholic, and Loyalists who are overwhelmingly Protestant ... Since the ceasefire, sectarian killings have largely ceased, though occasional sectarian murders are still reported and bad feelings between Catholics and Protestants linger ...
History Of The Arab–Israeli Conflict - Recent Developments - Iraq
2007, the conflict threatened to turn into a wider sectarian conflict between Sunnis and Shiites ... It was feared that if the US suddenly withdrew, this might become a sectarian conflict which could divide the entire Mideast along sectarian lines ...
Nil By Mouth (charity)
... Nil by Mouth is a registered Scottish anti-sectarian charity based in Glasgow and working across Scotland ... fan—was the victim of a sectarian murder in 1995) ... other organisations and supporting various programmes, helping and supporting anti-sectarian projects, delivering awareness raising workshops within schools, workplaces and ...

More definitions of "sectarian":

  • (adj): Belonging to or characteristic of a sect.
    Example: "A sectarian mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook; "sectarian squabbles in psychology"
  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects.
    Example: "Sectarian differences"