Santorum leads and should win—deeply conservative, decent-size catholic vote.
When they finally trusted him, he met the informers who would betray the catholic Church like no one before.
Although the younger Abad went to a private catholic school, his father took him into the poorest barrios.
mid-14c., "of the doctrines of the ancient Church," literally "universally accepted," from French catholique, from Church Latin catholicus "universal, general," from Greek katholikos, from phrase kath' holou "on the whole, in general," from kata "about" + genitive of holos "whole" (see safe (adj.)). Applied to the Church in Rome c.1554, after the Reformation began. General sense of "of interest to all, universal" is from 1550s.