Roman Catholicism


: the faith, doctrine, or polity of the Roman Catholic Church

Word History

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Roman Catholicism was in 1662

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“Roman Catholicism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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