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Catholicism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Catholicism
Tree Number(s)
K01.844.188.250
Unique ID
D002410
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002410
Annotation
IM; specify geog if pertinent
Scope Note
The Christian faith, practice, or system of the Catholic Church, specifically the Roman Catholic, the Christian church that is characterized by a hierarchic structure of bishops and priests in which doctrinal and disciplinary authority are dependent upon apostolic succession, with the pope as head of the episcopal college. (From Webster, 3d ed; American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed)
Entry Term(s)
Roman Catholic Ethics
Roman Catholicism
Roman Catholics
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Catholicism Preferred
Roman Catholics Related
Roman Catholic Ethics Related
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