- of or relating to those Anglicans who avowedly prefer the doctrines, rituals, etc., of the Roman Catholic Church to those of the Anglican communion.
- a neo-Catholic person.
Origin of neo-Catholic
First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for neo-catholic
The neo-Catholic has translated it thus: An hour later, Litvinof was in his room.Letters to an Unknown
When the Neo-Catholic authors embark on any subject connected with natural science, they at once become extremely comic.
The adherents of the Neo-Catholic school were and remained closely attached to the old royal family.
These three dangerous and immoral institutions of the neo-Catholic church are foreign to original Christianity.Major Prophets of To-Day
Edwin E. Slosson
A dream of this sort, even if less melodramatic than Nietzsche's, has visited the mind of many a neo-Catholic or neo-pagan.Winds Of Doctrine