Definitions

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  • adv. In a Catholic manner; in a manner that is of or pertaining to Catholicism.

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Examples

  • Rather than punishment, this is an act of mercy, Catholically speaking, because it will hopefully force Kennedy to reevaluate his faith.

    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D, RI) denied Communion. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • I find myself unabashedly heterosexual when I am not suffering from some form of Catholically-induced terror over the idea that someone might find out I have a streak of the deviant in my repertoire.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Important: The Problem with Gay People

  • The bishops who were more Catholically minded, like Bonner and Gardiner, were sent to the Tower.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Duchess, in describing to Philip the conditions, as sketched to her by the Prince, stated expressly that Augustus of Saxony was to consent that his niece "should live Catholically after the marriage," but that it was quite improbable that "before the nuptials she would be permitted to abjure her errors, and receive necessary absolution, according to the rules of the Church."

    The Rise of the Dutch Republic — Volume 06: 1560-61

  • His wife, after marriage and removal to the Netherlands, would "live Catholically;" she would be considered as belonging to the same Church with her husband, was to give no offence to the government, and bring no suspicion upon himself, by violating any of the religious decencies.

    The Rise of the Dutch Republic — Volume 06: 1560-61

  • Me, who by trapt I meant adorned in tighty whities, and still all Catholically repressed, knew in no way, shape or form could this virginal entity perchance a glance, because goddamit, I wanted her to think me worldly, and by that I meant … well, I wanted her to think me a boxer man.

    Phawker

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