Definition of recatholization in US English:

recatholization

(also recatholisation)

noun

  • The action or process of making a person, nation, etc., Catholic again.

Origin

Early 20th century. From re- + cathol- + -ization, after German † Rekatholisirung.

Pronunciation

recatholization

/(ˌ)riːˌkaθəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/