Catholicise

catholic ADJECTIVE 1) including a wide variety of things: catholic tastes. 2) (Catholic) Roman Catholic. 3) (Catholic) of or including all Christians.
NOUN (Catholic) a Roman Catholic.
DERIVATIVES Catholicism noun catholicity noun Catholicize (also Catholicise) verb.
ORIGIN Greek katholikos 'universal' .

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