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Etymology

From Template:Fro {{ Template:Fro/script |[[catholique#Template:Fro|catholique]]|face=term|lang=fro}}, from [[catholicus#|catholicus]], from Ancient Greek καθολικός (universal), from κατά (according to) + ὅλος (whole)

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  1. Of the Western Christian church, as differentiated from e.g. the Orthodox church.
    Christmas is celebrated at different dates in the Catholic and Orthodox calendars.
  2. Of the Roman Catholic church in particular.
    The Church of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic one.
    Catholic churches are built differently than Protestant ones.
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Noun

Catholic (plural [[Catholics#|Catholics]])
  1. A member of a Catholic church.
    The wife of the Prime Minister is a Catholic.

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