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ANGLO-CATHOLICISM

Popular name of most Catholic sections of the High Church movement among Anglicans or Episcopalians. It stresses some form of acceptance of the papacy, the seven sacraments, and a sacrificing (not merely functional) priesthood.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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