Catholicism definition

  • noun:
    • The trust, doctrine, system, and training of a Catholic chapel, particularly the Roman Catholic Church.
    • The faiths, methods and doctrines of a Catholic Church, but specially of Roman Catholic Church
    • their state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity. —Jer. Taylor.
    • Liberality of belief; breadth of view.
    • The state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity.
    • Liberality of belief; breadth of view.
    • The faith associated with entire orthodox Christian church, or adherence thereto.
    • The doctrines or trust associated with Roman Catholic chapel, or adherence thereto.
    • Same as catholicity, 1 and 2.
    • Adherence to the Roman Catholic Church; the Roman Catholic trust: as, a convert to Catholicism.
    • the opinions and practices of a Catholic Church

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