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High Church

noun (sometimes lowercase)
(in the Anglican church) emphasizing the Catholic tradition, especially in adherence to sacraments, rituals, and obedience to church authority.
Compare Anglo-Catholic.


High Churchman, noun
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High Church
1.  Broad Church Compare Low Church the party or movement within the Church of England stressing continuity with Catholic Christendom, the authority of bishops, and the importance of sacraments, rituals, and ceremonies
2.  of or relating to this party or movement

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