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"Catholicism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Catholicism" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Catholicism" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 25 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2002 and 2008
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