Anglican church



the Church of England and those churches that are in communion with it and each other and that share essentially its doctrines and order, as the Church of Ireland, the Episcopal Church of Scotland, the Church of Wales, and the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.
Contemporary Examples

In Britain, there are plans for the first women bishops to be ordained in the Anglican Church as soon as 2014.
What About Women, Pope Francis? Janine di Giovanni July 31, 2013

Historical Examples

But if this were the state of the Anglican Church, the Gallican, though not better off, was acted on in a very different manner.
Churches and Church Ornaments William Durandus

The second of the three is now a dean in the Anglican Church.
William Sharp (Fiona Macleod) Elizabeth A. Sharp

It would be a serious reflection on the Anglican Church if she should let this golden opportunity pass.
Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan Frances Halton Eva Hasell

This the attitude of the Anglican Church of the past is its attitude to-day.
Our Lady Saint Mary J. G. H. Barry

A third pitched close to the Anglican Church, and brought the Archdeacon out of burrow.
Ladysmith H. W. Nevinson

In several of the provinces the Anglican Church was established by law.
History of the United States Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard

The Anglican Church affords an observable illustration of this doctrine.
An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine John Henry Cardinal Newman

They promised to do all in their power to help the Anglican Church, and to encourage all her members to be loyal to her.
History of the Moravian Church J. E. Hutton

Even the Quaker custom of mens wearing the hat in meeting, originated as an act of defiance to the Anglican Church.
Woman, Church & State Matilda Joslyn Gage

noun
any Church of the Anglican Communion or the Anglican Communion itself

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  • Anglice

    in English; as the English would say it; according to the English way: Córdoba, Anglice “Cordova.”. Historical Examples From all the poppycock Anglice bosh you talked about poker, I’d ha’ played a straight game, and skinned you. American Notes Rudyard Kipling For a month or two Anglice was wildly unhappy in her new home. Pre […]

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