Catholicism vs Catholicity - What's the difference?

catholicism | catholicity |


As nouns the difference between catholicism and catholicity

is that catholicism is the state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity while catholicity is the quality of being catholic, universal or inclusive.

catholicism

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church, but especially of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • * 2011 , Connie Green, Religious Diversity and Children's Literature, p 156
  • Catholicism is the second largest religious body after Sunni Muslims

    Hypernyms

    * Christianity, trinitarianism

    Coordinate terms

    * Mormonism, Protestantism, Quakerism

    catholicity

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The quality of being catholic, universal or inclusive
  • Catholicism