Anglo-Catholicism: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ang"glō ku-thol'u-siz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the tradition or form of worship in the Anglican Church that emphasizes Catholicity, the apostolic succession, and the continuity of all churches within the communion with pre-Reformation Christianity as well as the importance of liturgy and ritual.
  2. the religion of the Church of England, as distinguished from that of the Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, or Russian Orthodox churches.
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