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Synonyms for catholicize

cause to adopt Catholicism

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At about the same time, some politicians openly criticized CRS and questioned whether its programs were intended to "catholicize" youth.
I was, I suppose, on the alert for such images because I had been following the Church's attempts to Christianize, or, more exactly, Catholicize, Auschwitz (which followed similar attempts to Communize and nationalize the camp in earlier decades).
Ferdinand was openly pro-Catholic, and during his rule there were attempts to Catholicize the Bulgarian
The Anglican religious establishment, with overwhelming public support, grew bold and even brazen in resisting the King's efforts to Catholicize the nation and his attempts to repeal the civil disability laws that kept Catholics out of positions of power.
Catholicize the Filipinos through education, see Renato Constantino, A
One of his ideas was to "catholicize" the Orthodox Ruthenian colonists.