catholic catholic  /ˈkæθ lɪk/


  1. (n) a member of a Catholic church
  2. (adj) of or relating to or supporting Catholicism
  3. (adj) free from provincial prejudices or attachments

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  • If we look at the stately collection of masterworks, we realize how inquisitive and catholic a taste this private collector had.


  1. Delone Catholic's PIAA baseball quarterfinal vs. Loyalsock suspended in fourth inning

    PINE GROVE -- The fate of the Delone Catholic baseball season hangs in the balance. The Squires' game Thursday against Loyalsock in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinal round was suspended in the bottom of the fourth inning with Delone leading, 5-4.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: York Daily Record

  2. Catholic Charities of Buffalo Needs Western New Yorkers to Help Raise Fundraising Goal

    BUFFALO, NY - Catholic Charities needs Western New Yorkers to help it reach its $10.7 million fundraising goal. It is in need of $130,000 more dollars to reach the goal and ironically, that's approximately the same number of people it served last year.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WGRZ-TV Buffalo

  3. Catholic Campaign for Human Development under threat

    A new report published Tuesday sounds the alarm about a form of Catholic McCarthyism threatening the future of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). Faith in Public Life, a Washington-based organization of religious progressives, issued this 24-page report by John Gehring, laying out threats to CCHD from right-wing groups who seemingly want to put it out of business.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter


  1. SYDNEY, Australia (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday said he was "deeply sorry' for the sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic clergy in Australia, describing the offenses as evil and a grave betrayal of trust. I would like to pause to...
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: USA Today

  2. "Almost 50 years ago another candidate from Massachusetts explained that he was an American running for president, not a Catholic running for president," Romney said. "Like him, I am an American running for president. I do not define my...
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source:

  3. Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, in Havana for two days to meet with Cuban President Raul Castro, said Spain is "very satisfied with the work the Cuban Catholic Church is doing in its dialogue with Cuban authorities."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Miguel Angel Moratinos Source: FOXNews

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