Definition of Old catholic church

1. Noun. Catholic churches that broke away from the Roman Catholic Church in the 18th century.

Generic synonyms: Catholic Church
Member holonyms: Old Catholic



Definition of Old catholic church

1. Proper noun. A particular Christian denomination that split from the Roman Catholic Church over matters of doctrine ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Old Catholic Church

Olaf
Olaf II
Olav II
Olbers' paradox
Old Armenian
Old Babylonian
Old Bailey
Old Belarusian
Old Bill
Old Blighty
Old Breton
Old Bulgarian
Old Bullion
Old Catalan
Old Catholic
Old Catholic Church
Old Chinese
Old Church Slavic
Old Church Slavonic
Old Colony
Old Cornish
Old Dart
Old Delhi
Old Dominion
Old Dominion State
Old Dutch
Old Earth Creationism
Old East Slavic
Old East Slavonic
Old Egyptian

Literary usage of Old catholic church

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1. The Contemporary Review (1872)
"... this practical realization to be attained in that they (the Government) ; (-4) Consider the Catholics holding fast to the old catholic church, ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"Rise of the old catholic church (j 1). Orthodox Catholic Church and its Statement of Faith (} 2). Aims of the Orthodox Catholic Church (5 3). ..."

3. History of the Christian Church by George Herbert Dryer (1896)
"WORSHIP OF THE old catholic church. OUR next period treats of the worship of the old Catholic Church—the period from 170 until 381, or until the settlement ..."

4. History of Christian Doctrine by George Park Fisher (1896)
"CHAPTER VI THE RISE OF THE old catholic church—THE RULE OF FAITH — THE CANON — THE EPISCOPATE THE RISE AND THE EXCLUSION OF MONTANISM THE course of the ..."

5. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1890)
"Formation and Development of the old catholic church in the German Empire.—In the beginning of August, 1870, the hitherto exemplary Catholic professor ..."

6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The bishops of the old catholic church in Germany are chosen by the ... In Austria the old catholic church has 24 parishes and upward of 16.000 members. ..."

7. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"It was provided that as long as the Old Catholic church had no bishop of her own, the bishops of the Old Catholic church of Holland, and those bishops of ..."

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