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Catholic vs. Protestant

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Catholicadjective

Universal; all-encompassing.

Protestantadjective

protesting

Catholicadjective

Pertaining to all kinds of people and their range of tastes, proclivities etc.; liberal.

Protestantnoun

One who protests; a protester.

Catholicadjective

alternative case form of Catholic

Protestantnoun

One who protests; - originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; - now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church.

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Catholicadjective

Universal or general; as, the catholic faith.

‘Men of other countries [came] to bear their part in so great and catholic a war.’;

Protestantadjective

Making a protest; protesting.

Catholicadjective

Not narrow-minded, partial, or bigoted; liberal; as, catholic tastes.

Protestantadjective

Of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers.

Catholicadjective

Of or pertaining to, or affecting the Roman Catholics; as, the Catholic emancipation act.

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Catholicnoun

A person who accepts the creeds which are received in common by all parts of the orthodox Christian church.

Protestantnoun

the Protestant churches and denominations collectively

Catholicnoun

An adherent of the Roman Catholic church; a Roman Catholic.

Protestantadjective

of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism;

‘Protestant churches’; ‘a Protestant denomination’;

Catholicnoun

a member of a Catholic church

Protestantadjective

making a protest

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Catholicadjective

of or relating to or supporting Catholicism;

‘the Catholic Church’;

Catholicadjective

free from provincial prejudices or attachments;

‘catholic in one's tastes’;

Catholicadjective

of the Roman Catholic faith.

Catholicadjective

of or including all Christians.

Catholicadjective

relating to the historic doctrine and practice of the Western Church

‘the Church of England must not compromise its Catholic principles’;

Catholicnoun

a member of the Roman Catholic Church.

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