Talk:catholic

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Shouldn't the adjective sense be lower case "c" catholic? --Connel MacKenzie 07:41, 12 Apr 2005 (UTC)

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I clicked the [rollback] button, and it seems I may have taken a good edit along with the (spam?) link. External links are supposed to be in the ===External links=== section only. --Connel MacKenzie T C 04:47, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

THE WORD "CATHOLIC"[edit]

It is interesting to me that an organization with rather strict beliefs and policies is known as "Catholic". I would like to know which came first, the word "Catholic" (in the Christian sense), or "catholic" (in the diverse sense).

The second meaning "all-encompassing" is the older one; it is also the meaning of the Greek word. The Catholic Church is named after its claim to be the universal Christian church. --Florian Blaschke (talk) 20:22, 25 April 2013 (UTC)