plural -s
: a Roman Catholic movement among young workers directed toward christianizing the ranks of labor and founded in Belgium during the period 1912–1924 by Canon Joseph Cardijn

Word History


French jocisme, from Jeunesse Ouvière Chrétienne (literally, Christian Working Youth), a Catholic youth organization + -isme -ism

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“Jocism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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