1. An individual whom has come to their senses in realizing their foolishness in following a religion that is based upon archaic rituals and trite ceremonies that have nothing to do with the true intent of Christian Doctrine and Philosophy.
2. A person who realizes that is it better to treat all people with decency and respect regardless of disagreements on personal beliefs and lifestyle choices.
Joshua's Friend says: See that fellow there yonder! His name is Joshua and he is a Recovering Catholic!
Recovered Catholic replies: Praise the duck-billed platapus!