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  • Waker, his junior by some twelve minutes, was a Roman Catholic priest, and in November, 1955, he was in Ecuador, attending a Jesuit conference of some kind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He happens to be a very devout Catholic psychoanalyst, and I thought it might be better than sitting around and watching that childó" "Bessie, I'm warning you, now, God damn it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then: "If it was something strictly Catholic, or like that, I might be able to help her myself.  (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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