- 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