Church

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church associated with a monastery or convent abbey
someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches acolyte
New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome Acts , Acts of the Apostles
part of a church divided laterally from the nave proper by rows of pillars or columns aisle
box for collecting alms, especially one in a church alms box , mite box , poor box
pulpit or church desk ambo
(Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the C Ambrose , Saint Ambrose , St. Ambrose
cadence (frequently ending church music) in which the chord of the subdominant precedes the chord of the tonic amen cadence , plagal cadence
belief in: the primacy of the Bible; baptism of believers not infants; complete separation of church and state Anabaptism
religion, sixth century, believing in adult baptism, church-state separation, nonviolence Anabaptists
cleric in the minor orders of the Eastern Orthodox Church who reads the lessons aloud in the liturgy (analogous to the lector in the Roman Catholic Church) anagnost
member of the Anglican Church who emphasizes its Catholic character Anglican Catholic
national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head Anglican Church , Anglican Communion , Church of England
faith and doctrine and practice of the Anglican Church Anglicanism
religion believing in the doctrine and discipline of the Church of England Anglicans
doctrine and practice within the Church of England emphasizing the Catholic tradition Anglo-Catholicism , High Anglicanism
response sung or chanted in church antiphon
Italian pope from 1566 to 1572 who led the reformation of the Roman Catholic Church; he excommunicated Elizabeth I (1504-1572) Antonio Ghislieri , Pius V
Italian pope from 1691 to 1700 who abolished nepotism within the church hierarchy and was universally loved for his charity and piety Antonio Pignatelli , Innocent XII
14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox church Apocrypha
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