Cath`o*lic"i*ty (?), n.
The state or quality of being catholic; universality.
Liberality of sentiments; catholicism.
Adherence or conformity to the system of doctrine held by all parts of the orthodox Christian church; the doctrine so held; orthodoxy.
Adherence to the doctrines of the church of Rome, or the doctrines themselves.
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