What does the word catholicism mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Honore de Balzac