Definition of Catholicism. Meaning of Catholicism. Synonyms of Catholicism

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Definition of Catholicism

Catholicism
Catholicism Ca*thol"i*cism, n. [Cf. F. catholicisme.] 1. The state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity. --Jer. Taylor. 2. Liberality of sentiment; breadth of view. 3. The faith of the whole orthodox Christian church, or adherence thereto. 4. The doctrines or faith of the Roman Catholic church, or adherence thereto.

Meaning of Catholicism from wikipedia

- city of Rome, of which the pope is head of state. The core beliefs of Catholicism are found in the Nicene Creed. The Catholic Church teaches that it is...
- Anti-Catholicism is hostility towards Catholics and opposition to the Catholic Church, its clergy, and its adherents. At various points after the Reformation...
- Traditionalist Catholicism is a movement that emphasizes beliefs, practices, customs, traditions, liturgical forms, devotions and presentations of teaching...
- Anglo-Catholicism comprises beliefs and practices that emphasise the catholic heritage and identity of the various Anglican churches. The term was coined...
- Folk Catholicism can be broadly described as various ethnic expressions and practices of Catholicism intermingled with aspects of folk religion. Practices...
- Independent Catholicism is an independent sacramental movement of clergy and laity who self-identify as Catholic (most often as Old Catholic or as Independent...
- National Catholicism (Spanish: nacionalcatolicismo) was part of the ideological identity of Francoism, the political system through which the Spanish...
- **** in Catholicism is the "state of definitive self-exclusion from communion with God and the blessed" which occurs by the refusal to repent of mortal...
- A cafeteria Catholic is a follower of Catholicism who dissents from certain official doctrinal or moral teachings of the Catholic Church. Polling indicates...
- Look up Catholicism in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Catholicism primarily designates the faith, doctrine, practice and system of the Catholic Church...