College of Cardinals


noun

the chief ecclesiastical body of the Roman Catholic Church, electing and advising the pope and comprising all of the cardinals of the church.

Official name Sacred College of Cardinals.
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British Dictionary definitions for college of cardinals

College of Cardinals

noun

RC Church the collective body of cardinals having the function of electing and advising the pope
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