Roman Catholic


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Roman Catholic

1. of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church
2. a member of this Church
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"You got over her objection by consenting to become n Roman Catholic, like herself?"
"You were formally received into the Roman Catholic Church?"
"How do you make out that the Roman Catholic religion is UNCHRISTIAN?
The Roman Catholic believes that the Church on earth cannot stand without universal temporal Power.
Ambrose couldn't conceive why, if people must have a religion, they didn't all become Roman Catholics. They had made several expeditions though none of any length.
He told me that as he had no consecrated chapel, nor proper things for the office, I should see he would do it in a manner that I should not know by it that he was a Roman Catholic myself, if I had not known it before; and so he did; for saying only some words over to himself in Latin, which I could not understand, he poured a whole dishful of water upon the woman's head, pronouncing in French, very loud, "Mary" (which was the name her husband desired me to give her, for I was her godfather), "I baptize thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost;" so that none could know anything by it what religion he was of.
The first discovery I made here was, that the family were all Roman Catholics, and the cousin too, whom I called my friend; however, I must say that nobody in the world could behave better to me, and I had all the civility shown me that I could have had if I had been of their opinion.
In addition to these establishments, there is a Roman Catholic cathedral, dedicated to Saint Francis Xavier; and a hospital, founded by the munificence of a deceased resident, who was a member of that church.
"I said, 'Nay, as long as I can make the sign of the cross with that arm' (Gryphus was a Roman Catholic), 'I laugh at the devil.'"
She was a Roman Catholic; and I believe her confessor confirmed the idea which she had conceived.
I went to a party last night, and there out of five ladies three were Roman Catholics and had the Pope's indulgence for doing woolwork on Sundays.
They were both Roman Catholics, and they were to be married at the chapel in Spanish Place.