[ ang-gloh-kuh-thol-uh-siz-uhm ]

  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.

Words Nearby Anglo-Catholicism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Anglo-Catholicism in a sentence

  • It was, in her view, a noisier thing even than Anglo-Catholicism.

    Dangerous Ages | Rose Macaulay