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  1. Roman Catholicnoun

    a member of the Roman Catholic Church

  2. Roman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman Churchadjective

    the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

  3. Roman, R.C., Romanist, romish, Roman Catholic, popish, papist, papistic, papisticaladjective

    of or relating to or supporting Romanism

    "the Roman Catholic Church"


  1. Roman Catholicnoun

    A person who belongs to the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church

  2. Roman Catholicadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church

  3. Etymology: From Roman + Catholic


  1. roman catholic

    Roman Catholic refers to the Christian denomination centered in Vatican City, Rome, led by the Pope. It is the largest branch of Christianity, known for its liturgical tradition, apostolic succession, and doctrines such as the sacraments, the Holy Trinity, and belief in salvation through Jesus Christ. Roman Catholics also adhere to doctrines that include the authority of the Pope, purgatory, and devotion to saints and the Virgin Mary.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roman catholic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roman catholic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of roman catholic in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Tobin:

    As a Roman Catholic Bishop, however, my obligation before God is to lead the faithful entrusted to my care and to teach the faith, clearly and compassionately, even on very difficult and sensitive issues.

  2. Anthony Scaramucci:

    This is the problem with the leaking, this is actually a terrible thing. Let’s say I ’m Anthony Scaramucci today. The fact that you guys know about it before he does really upsets me as a human being and as a Roman Catholic.

  3. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    As a Roman Catholic, he's the head of the Church, he's the successor of Peter -- is what I believe -- and I have tremendous respect and admiration for him, i haven't seen his statement, but I'm an elected official in the United States of America in the federal government, and our number one obligation is to keep people safe and our immigration system is a part of that.

  4. Pope Francis:

    They stole the most sacred thing I had, and Roman Catholic Church was my Roman Catholic Church.

  5. Cathleen Kaveny:

    The people who want to restrict abortion also want to undermine and dismantle the Affordable Care Act, for example, which is not consistent with Roman Catholic teaching and which arguably has done more providing women with crisis pregnancies the support they need to reduce abortions than any kind of broader law against the topic or criminalization of it could ever do.


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