catholicism

Part of speech: noun

The tenets of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Usage examples "catholicism":

  1. " But do you know that if it be so," replied Durtal, " we are very far from the Catholicism that is taught us? - "En Route", J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans.
  2. Catholicism is not yet established as the State Religion; but it'll only be a question of time, and it may be said that all the laws are Christian. - "Dawn of All", Robert Hugh Benson.
  3. It cannot hurt us to be defeated, whereas Catholicism is at an end if we should win but a single battle. - "Catherine de' Medici", Honore de Balzac.