roman_catholic has definitions from the fields of Roman Catholic,religion,Christianity
[ noun ] (Roman Catholic,religion,Christianity) a member of the Roman Catholic Church

Used in print

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

Since the Protestant clergy for_the_most_part wear gray or some variant from the wholly black suit , my Roman_collar and black garb usually identify me in England as a Roman_Catholic cleric .

Most of these former churches are now used as warehouses , but `` neither Anglicans nor Nonconformists object to selling churches to Roman_Catholics '' , and have done so .

[ noun ] (Roman Catholic,religion,Christianity) the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

Used in print

(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)

In Poughkeepsie , N._Y. , in 1952 , a Roman_Catholic hospital presented seven Protestant physicians with an ultimatum to quit the Planned_Parenthood_Federation or to resign from the hospital staff .

A year later in Albany , N._Y. , a Roman_Catholic hospital barred an orthopedic surgeon because of his connection with the Planned_Parenthood_Association .

The latter plays a prominent role in Roman_Catholic theology and is considered decisive , entirely apart from Scripture , in determining the ethical character of birth-prevention methods .

The Roman_Catholic natural-law tradition regards as self-evident that the primary objective purpose of the conjugal act is procreation and that the fostering of the mutual love of the spouses is the secondary and subjective end .

[ adjective ] (Roman Catholic) of or relating to or supporting Romanism


"the Roman Catholic Church"