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Synonyms for catholicize

cause to adopt Catholicism

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Yeats (1945), MacGreevy replies to these two provincial schools of cultural nationalism and offers his "Catholicized" modernism as a corrective.
French Canadian heritage elites, under the ideological leadership of Abbe Groulx, were at the same time evoking mythologized memories of New France in the process of constructing the "historical novelty" of a unified, militant, "Catholicized" nationalism, which, according to Gordon, finally succeeded in vanquishing and co-opting its old rouge adversaries in the aftermath of the Great War.
(59) Cotton proposed that Catholicized American Indians would be among their number, and he and others included the "Tartars," at the time an imprecise term that could refer to any or all of the inhabitants of the vast region stretching from the north and east banks of the Black Sea to the Bering Straits.
Never has a modern European country been so Catholicized as Poland.
During this time Ethiopia remained outside the formal structures of the Estado da India but a local 'Portuguese' population, a partly Lusitanized and catholicized ruling elite and a powerful missionary presence, kept Ethiopia within the informal empire of Portugal for nearly a hundred years.
First used by Western missionaries, the term sometimes refers to "schismatic" communities to be brought into the Roman Catholic Church or to "rites" indicating the catholicized part of these communities, and sometimes to threatened religious minorities calling for intervention from outside.
Thus Serb national ideologists of 150 years ago adopted the slogan of a folk scholar, Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic, who proclaimed, "Serbs All and Everywhere." In this theory, Slovenes and Croats were Serbs who had been Catholicized and Germanized; Bosnian Muslims were Serbs forced into Islam; even Macedonians, who spoke a Bulgarian idiom obviously distinct from Serbian, became Serbified.
The picture that emerges here is not one of "religious syncretism" but of somewhat Catholicized Indian religion created with conscious agency and intentionality: we find messianic "man-gods," copal-scented midnight masses, and defiant rituals to the Sun on church grounds.
Under such conditions Protestants in Poland worry that they may have been better off under the Communists than under the Catholicized new government.
Cherrie Moraga pays tribute to the Moon Goddess Coyolxauhqui, the divine being who is recognized in patriarchal culture only through such acceptable representatives as the Catholicized Virgin of Guadalupe.
The daughter of producer Aaron Spelling, overlord of cheesy international sitcom empire, the real jewish princess of the show Tori Spelling plays a conspicuously Catholicized virgin.
The Dominicans, let's not forget, Catholicized South America alongside the Spanish conquistadors 500 years ago, more by force than by argument.