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catholic  - ∙ A strict adherence to orthodox religious convictions, though not necessarily  allegiance to the authority of the Pope; distinguished from the capitalized "Catholic"  which relates to membership in the Roman Church.  Church of England  - Name given to the established Christian church in England after  Henry's break with Rome, formalized in the 1534 Act of Supremacy; acknowledges the  English king, in the place formerly acknowledged to be the Roman pope's, as the  supreme authority on earth in matters of faith and of church governance.  constitutional monarchy  - ∙ A form of government where the king's right to make law is  acknowledged and supported formally by a legislative body, such as the English  Parliament, and where effective rule is shared among the several branches of the  government.  dispensation  - ∙ An official granting of permission by the Pope to act contrary to a law 
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