catholicism

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See also: Catholicism

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catholic +‎ -ism

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catholicism (usually uncountable, plural catholicisms)

  1. The state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity.
    • 1664-1667, Jeremy Taylor, Dissuasive from Popery
      this broken consent is not an infallible testimony of the catholicism of the doctrine
  2. Liberality of sentiment; breadth of view.

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