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