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Meaning of CATHOLICISM

Pronunciation:  ku'thâli`sizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the beliefs and practices of a Catholic Church
 

CATHOLICISM is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Catholicity
 
 See Also: Christian religion, Christianity, Eastern Catholicism, Roman Catholicism, Romanism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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