Some articles on catholic, catholics:
... A stranger with no shortage of calling cards devout Catholic, lifelong adulterer, pulpy hack, canonical novelist self-destructive, meticulously disciplined, deliriously romantic, bitterly cynical moral relativist ... within the individual soul from the Catholic perspective ... Friend and fellow Catholic Evelyn Waugh attacked that as a revival of the Quietist heresy ...
... Although Greene objected strongly to being described as a Roman Catholic novelist rather than as a novelist who happened to be Catholic, Catholic religious themes are at the root of much ...
... The Babington Plot was a Catholic plot in 1586 to assassinate Queen Elizabeth, a Protestant, and put Mary, Queen of Scots, a Catholic, on the English throne ... The long-term goal was an invasion by the Spanish forces of King Philip II and the Catholic League in France, leading to the restoration of the Catholic religion in England ... The chief conspirator was Sir Anthony Babington (1561–1586), a young Catholic nobleman ...
... Anglicans and Old Catholics see themselves as a communion within the Catholic Church and Lutherans see themselves as "a reform movement within the greater church catholic" ... Roman Catholics view the Bishop of Rome as the "Successor of Peter" to serve as universal pastor to the entire Church, though all the particular Churches in ... Some Anglicans and Old Catholics accept that the Bishop of Rome is primus inter pares among all primates, but they embrace Conciliarism as a necessary check on what they consider to be ...
... March 1639 (prorogued 1641) 30 January 1649 ? Members Nicholas Barnewall, Catholic Patrick Barnewall,Trim John Bellew Sir Richard Blake, Galway Sir Piers Crosby Geoffrey ... Fitzgerald, Protestant, Strabane Sir Roebuck Lynch Donagh MacCarthy, Viscount Muskerry, Catholic Richard Bellings, Catholic Sir Phelim O'Neill, Catholic James Montgomery, Protestant ...
More definitions of "catholic":
- (noun): A member of a Catholic church.
- (adj): Free from provincial prejudices or attachments.
Example: "Catholic in one's tastes"
Famous quotes containing the word catholic:
“Through my fault, my most grievous fault.
[Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa.]”
—Missal, The. The Ordinary of the Mass.
Missal is book of prayers and rites used to celebrate the Roman Catholic mass during the year.
“Carlyle is not a seer, but a brave looker-on and reviewer; not the most free and catholic observer of men and events, for they are likely to find him preoccupied, but unexpectedly free and catholic when they fall within the focus of his lens.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The Catholic Church has never really come to terms with women. What I object to is being treated either as Madonnas or Mary Magdalenes.”
—Shirley Williams (b. 1930)