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England, Church of

(Encyclopedia) England, Church of, the established church of England and the mother church of the Anglican Communion . Organization and Doctrine The clergy of the church are of three ...


(Encyclopedia) church [probably Gr.,=divine], aggregation of Christian believers. The traditional belief has the church the community of believers, living and dead, headed by Jesus, who founded it in the apos...

England, John

(Encyclopedia) England, John, 1786–1842, Irish Roman Catholic churchman in America, b. Cork. He studied, was ordained, and ministered to several parishes in Co. Cork. His parishes were poor ones, but he bec...


(Encyclopedia) England, the largest and most populous portion of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2011 pop. 53,012,456), 50,334 sq mi (130,365 sq km). It is bounded by Wales and the I...

New England

Source: The U.S. Department of State The smallest region, New England has not been blessed with large expanses of rich farmland or a mild climate. Yet it played a dominant role…

Low Church

(Encyclopedia) Low Church: see England, Church of .

High Church

(Encyclopedia) High Church: see England, Church of .

Broad Church

(Encyclopedia) Broad Church: see England, Church of .

Anglican Church

(Encyclopedia) Anglican Church: see England, Church of ; Anglican Communion .