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  • you a Catholic, Senor Don Juan! A devotee!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Every idea for which Man will die will be a Catholic idea.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Later on, Liberty will not be Catholic enough: men will die for human perfection, to which they will sacrifice all their liberty gladly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Men shall yet rise up, father against son and brother against brother, and kill one another for the great Catholic idea of abolishing slavery.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They took Spain from us, though we were fighting for our very hearths and homes; but when we, too, fought for that mighty idea, a Catholic Church, we swept them back to Africa.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Have no fear, Commander: this idea of a Catholic Church will survive Islam, will survive the Cross, will survive even that vulgar pageant of incompetent schoolboyish gladiators which you call the Army.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When the Spaniard learns at last that he is no better than the Saracen, and his prophet no better than Mahomet, he will arise, more Catholic than ever, and die on a barricade across the filthy slum he starves in, for universal liberty and equality.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • When the Apostles Creed uses the word "catholic", it does not reference the church headed by the Pope, but rather a universal church.

  • catholic in one`s tastes

  • Their taste in books was catholic, at any rate; Plato in Greek touched Omar in English; Nietzsche partnered Newton; Thomas More was there, and also Hannah More, Thomas Moore, George Moore, and even Old Moore.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon

  • In fact, a hyena`s catholicity of taste is so indiscriminate it nearly forces admiration.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi

  • The church is catholic, universal, so are all her actions; all that she does, belongs to all.
    John Donne  --  Meditation 17
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