Definition of Church of rome

1. Noun. The Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy.

Exact synonyms: Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Examples of category: Indulgence, Divine Office, Little Office, Office Of The Dead, Placebo, Confession, Beatification, Canonisation, Canonization, Mass, Novena, Stations, Stations Of The Cross, Monstrance, Ostensorium, Pallium, Ultramontanism, Sursum Corda, Breviary, Missal, Vulgate, Paternoster, Mass Card, Spiritual Bouquet, Kiss Of Peace, Pax, Immaculate Conception, Immaculate Conception Of The Virgin Mary, Gradual, Curia, College Of Cardinals, Sacred College, Rota, Apostolic Delegate, Bishop, Brother, Cardinal, Dean, Doctor, Doctor Of The Church, Domestic Prelate, Internuncio, Monsignor, Nuncio, Papal Nuncio, Penitent, Postulator, Provincial, Seminarian, Seminarist, Sister, Beguine, Vicar-general, Ambrose, Saint Ambrose, St. Ambrose, Aquinas, Saint Thomas, Saint Thomas Aquinas, St. Thomas, St. Thomas Aquinas, Thomas Aquinas, Athanasius, Athanasius The Great, Saint Athanasius, St. Athanasius, Augustine, Augustine Of Hippo, Saint Augustine, St. Augustine, Basil, Basil Of Caesarea, Basil The Great, St. Basil, St. Basil The Great, Becket, Saint Thomas A Becket, St. Thomas A Becket, Thomas A Becket, Baeda, Beda, Bede, Saint Baeda, Saint Beda, Saint Bede, St. Baeda, St. Beda, St. Bede, The Venerable Bede, Apostle Of Germany, Boniface, Saint Boniface, St. Boniface, Winfred, Wynfrith, Bruno, Saint Bruno, St. Bruno, Domingo De Guzman, Dominic, Saint Dominic, St. Dominic, Francis Of Assisi, Giovanni Di Bernardone, Saint Francis, Saint Francis Of Assisi, St. Francis, St. Francis Of Assisi, Gregory, Gregory I, Gregory The Great, Saint Gregory I, St. Gregory I, Gregory, Gregory Nazianzen, Gregory Of Nazianzen, St. Gregory Of Nazianzen, Ignatius Of Loyola, Loyola, Saint Ignatius Of Loyola, St. Ignatius Of Loyola, Irenaeus, Saint Irenaeus, St. Irenaeus, Eusebius Hieronymus, Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, Hieronymus, Jerome, Saint Jerome, St. Jerome, John Chrysostom, St. John Chrysostom, Holy Year, January 1, Solemnity Of Mary, Circumcision, Feast Of The Circumcision, January 1, Canonical Hour, Great Schism
Generic synonyms: Catholic Church
Terms within: Rome, Curia, College Of Cardinals, Sacred College
Member holonyms: Roman Catholic

Definition of Church of rome

1. Proper noun. the Roman Catholic Church ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Church Of Rome

Chunga burmeisteri
Chungyang Shanmo
Church Father
Church Latin
Church Slavic
Church Slavonic
Church Slavonicism
Church Slavonicisms
Church of Christ Scientist
Church of England
Church of Ireland
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Church of Rome
Church of Satan
Church of Scientology
Church of Scotland
Church of the Brethren
Churchill Downs
Chuvash Autonomous Oblast

Literary usage of Church of rome

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"But in spite of seeming to approximate the Church of Rome in points of ritual, Elizabeth did not interfere by any public measures with the results of the ..."

2. The Secret History of the Oxford Movement by Walter Walsh (1899)
"THE great object of the Ritualistic Movement from its very birth, in 1833, was that of Corporate Reunion with the Church of Rome. ..."

3. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1915)
"The Christians from Syria were most heartily welcomed at Rome, and from that time onwards the Church of Rome was known for its hospitality and generosity. ..."

4. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by William Sewel (1844)
"For though he did not deny that the true church was Catholic, or universal, yet he denied that the universality of the church of Rome was a sufficient ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"First, because, being oí indigenous origin, it had grafted itself permanently on the clan system ; and secondly, because the Church of Rome by associating ..."

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