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* ''Film/{{Dogma}}'' features two fallen angels whose actions of disrupting a Catholic church's anniversary celebration would lead to a CessationOfExistence, and Creator/GeorgeCarlin's character is the Catholic cardinal more concerned with the event going off without a hitch than the warnings about the angels. Oddly enough, the movie postulates that Catholic dogma can undo all of creation but no mention is made of conflicting dogmatic principles found in hundreds of other denominations, some of which predate Catholicism.[[note]]Since discussions of religion and their origins are likely to be filled more with FlameBait than historical record (which isn't why TV Tropes exists), Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment should apply here.[[/note]]

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* ''Film/{{Dogma}}'' features two fallen angels whose actions of disrupting a Catholic church's anniversary celebration would lead to a CessationOfExistence, and Creator/GeorgeCarlin's character is the Catholic cardinal more concerned with the event going off without a hitch than the warnings about the angels. Oddly enough, the movie postulates that Catholic dogma can undo all of creation but no mention is made of conflicting dogmatic principles found in hundreds of other denominations, some of which predate Catholicism.[[note]]Since discussions of religion and their origins are likely to be filled more with FlameBait than historical record (which isn't why TV Tropes exists), Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment should apply here.[[/note]]


* From 2010 to 2017 [[UsefulNotes/AmericanCourts United States Supreme Court]] had, for the first time in its history, no Protestant judges. In fact, it had six Catholics (five after Antonin Scalia died in 2016) and three [[YouHaveToHaveJews Jews]] (for context, the Court is now over 33 percent Jewish, while the nation they represent is ''less than'' 3 percent Jewish!). This period of no Protestants ended with the appointment of the Episcopalian Neil Gorsuch in 2017 (although he has flirted with Catholicism), and the dominance of Catholics on the Court continued when Brett Kavanaugh was appointed to replace Anthony Kennedy in 2018. Oddly enough, the nation has had only one Catholic President out of 43. Kennedy's religion was a matter of controversy at the time, as Americans have been traditionally wary of Catholicism's recognition of a European figure as a seat of authority (the Pope). UsefulNotes/JoeBiden is the first Catholic Vice President, out of 47 Vice Presidents.

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* From 2010 to 2017 [[UsefulNotes/AmericanCourts United States Supreme Court]] had, for the first time in its history, no Protestant judges. In fact, it had six Catholics (five after Antonin Scalia died in 2016) and three [[YouHaveToHaveJews Jews]] (for context, the Court is now at that time was over 33 percent Jewish, while the nation they represent is ''less than'' 3 percent Jewish!). This period of no Protestants ended with the appointment of the Episcopalian Neil Gorsuch in 2017 (although he has flirted with Catholicism), and the dominance of Catholics on the Court continued when Brett Kavanaugh was appointed to replace Anthony Kennedy in 2018. Oddly enough, the nation has had only one Catholic President out of 43. Kennedy's religion was a matter of controversy at the time, as Americans have been traditionally wary of Catholicism's recognition of a European figure as a seat of authority (the Pope). UsefulNotes/JoeBiden is the first Catholic Vice President, out of 47 Vice Presidents.

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* An aversion that makes it into a FAQ, thereby showing the prevalance of the trope; [[https://www.dumbingofage.com/about/ the "About" page]] on the ''Webcomic/DumbingOfAge'' website needs to point out that Joyce was raised Protestant fundamentalist, since a lot of people on the discussion pages have criticised her for not acting according to a version of Christianity that simply isn't what she believes.


** ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' is likely the best example, though, it is justified, because the whole movie takes place in Notre Dame, and everyone knows that it is a ''Catholic'' church.
** Three characters in ''Disney/RobinHood'' are religious figures: Friar Tuck, a Church Mouse, and the mouse's wife, "Little Sister." They are shown taking care of a Catholic church; Friar Tuck rings the bells and the Church Mouse plays the organ. Appropriate for the time, as the events take place long before the Church of England split from the Catholic Church.
** The last segment of ''Disney/{{Fantasia}}'' is called ''Ave Maria''. This hymn is also played.
** ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'''s background is inspired from Medieval Catholic art.

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** ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' is likely the best example, though, it ''WesternAnimation/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' is justified, because as the whole movie takes place in Notre Dame, and everyone knows that it is a ''Catholic'' church.
** Three characters in ''Disney/RobinHood'' ''WesternAnimation/RobinHood'' are religious figures: Friar Tuck, a Church Mouse, and the mouse's wife, "Little Sister." They are shown taking care of a Catholic church; Friar Tuck rings the bells and the Church Mouse plays the organ. Appropriate for the time, as the events take place long before the Church of England split from the Catholic Church.
** The last segment of ''Disney/{{Fantasia}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Fantasia}}'' is called ''Ave Maria''. This hymn is also played.
** ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'''s ''WesternAnimation/SleepingBeauty'''s background is inspired from Medieval Catholic art.


* Inverted in ''Film/{{Ironclad}}'', as noted by [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0zYZhJXELQ Lindybeige]], the film takes place in pre-Reformation England, but depicted as post-reformation, Church of England on the inside, not at all in the decorated, colorful style of a wealthy English 13th century Catholic church interior.
* The opening scene in ''Film/MurderOnTheOrientExpress2017'' features a priest in Jerusalem being tried for the theft of an precious artifact. He isn't explicitly said to be Catholic, but he wears a biretta and cassock which are standard regalia. While there has always been a Catholic presence in the region, most of the local Christians are Orthodox so it would have been more likely if the priest wore a kamilavka and had a long beard.

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* Inverted in ''Film/{{Ironclad}}'', as noted by [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0zYZhJXELQ Lindybeige]], the film takes place in pre-Reformation England, but depicted as post-reformation, post-Reformation, Church of England on the inside, not at all in the decorated, colorful style of a wealthy English 13th century Catholic church interior.
* The opening scene in ''Film/MurderOnTheOrientExpress2017'' features a priest in Jerusalem being tried for the theft of an a precious artifact. He isn't explicitly said to be Catholic, but he wears a biretta and cassock which are standard regalia. While there has always been a Catholic presence in the region, most of the local Christians are Orthodox so it would have been more likely if the priest wore a kamilavka and had a long beard.



* ''{{Film/Fallen}}'': The theologian and demonoligist Hobbes is Catholic. When he's trying to find out what the meaning of "Apocalypse" is (he could look it up easily) he asks a nun. Hobbes mentions that he goes to church occasionally, but not what denomination. Catholicism is the only sect brought up in the movie.

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* ''{{Film/Fallen}}'': The theologian and demonoligist Hobbes consults is Catholic. When he's trying to find out what the meaning of "Apocalypse" is (he could look it up easily) he asks a nun. Hobbes mentions that he goes to church occasionally, but not what denomination. Catholicism is the only sect brought up in the movie.movie.
* ''Film/Carrie2013'': {{Subverted}}. Though there is a Catholic-style crucifix hanging in the White home, everything else that we see about their beliefs indicate they're fundamentalist Protestants (incidentally, real fundamentalists disdain crucifixes ''because'' of their association with Catholicism).


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* Harvest Goddess worship in ''VideoGame/StoryOfSeasons'' is predominantly a Catholic-themed CrystalDragonJesus religion. Despite this, Cain from ''VideoGame/HarvestMoonGBC2'' and Carter from ''VideoGame/HarvestMoonBackToNature'' are Protestant looking priests (though Carter was given a Catholic-esque redesign in the remake ''VideoGame/StoryOfSeasonsFriendsOfMineralTown'').

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* In the ''Literature/{{Boojumverse}},'' we only see a new denomination come about because of the Strange Eons passing: a ProHumanTranshuman "cult" which practises BioAugmentation and take Do Unto Others very seriously. They're noted to be wierd but friendly.


* Reverend Lovejoy in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' is Protestant, true, but he's fairly "High Church": fancy robes, stained glass and all that. Looks almost Catholic. It has been suggested he is Episcopalian. However, an episode dealing with Creationism showed him having contempt for Episcopalians, and an episode in which Bart and Homer converted to Catholicism revealed that his denomination is in fact the Western branch of the New Reformed American Presbylutherans (a denomination that broke with the Catholic Church over the right to attend to church with wet hair -- which they have since abolished).
** The creators even stated that Lovejoy was supposed to belong to [[ChurchOfSaintGenericus a generic Christian denomination]] and thus was deliberately designed to present several clashing elements, making any kind of identification impossible. Most notable is his wardrobe. He wears a Catholic collar, but Episcopalian robes. [[note]]Episcopalian and Lutheran ministers wear similar collars.[[/note]] The Presbylutheran church's leader is the Parson, who is "the earthly embodiment of the elected chair of the national congress of deacons" based on the Catholic Creator/BingCrosby, who played Father O'Malley in ''Film/GoingMyWay'' and its sequel, ''Film/TheBellsOfStMarys''.

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* Reverend Lovejoy Zig-zagged in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' is Protestant, true, but he's fairly "High Church": fancy robes, stained glass and all that. Looks almost Catholic. It has been suggested he is Episcopalian. However, an episode dealing with Creationism showed him having contempt for Episcopalians, and an episode in which Bart and Homer converted to Catholicism revealed that his denomination is in fact the Western branch ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Most of the New Reformed American Presbylutherans (a denomination that broke with the Catholic Church over the right to attend to church with wet hair -- which they have since abolished).
** The creators even stated that Lovejoy was supposed to
Springfield belong to [[ChurchOfSaintGenericus a generic Christian denomination]] and thus was deliberately designed to present several clashing elements, making any kind of identification impossible. Most notable is his wardrobe. He wears a Catholic collar, but Episcopalian robes. [[note]]Episcopalian and Lutheran ministers wear similar collars.[[/note]] The Presbylutheran church's leader is the Parson, who is once identified as "the earthly embodiment Western Branch of the elected chair of the national congress of deacons" based on the American Reform Presbylutheranism", which definitely ''isn't'' Catholic Creator/BingCrosby, who played Father O'Malley in ''Film/GoingMyWay'' (there's even one episode about Bart and its sequel, ''Film/TheBellsOfStMarys''.Homer converting to Catholicism), but may suddenly have suspiciously Catholic traditions depending on the scene.



--->'''Marge:''' Shouldn't we give him the Last Rites?
--->'''Rev. Lovejoy:''' That's ''Catholic'', Marge. You may as well ask me to do some kind of voodoo dance!
** When Bart and Homer convert to Catholicism in "The Father, the Son, and the Holy Guest Star", Marge is given a glimpse of Catholic Heaven (with Mariachi, Pinatas, spaghetti dinners, Irish pubs, Riverdance, and fistfighting) and Protestant Heaven (with [[WhiteAngloSaxonProtestant badminton and croquet]], and everyone talking in vaguely UsefulNotes/BritishAccents). At one point it's revealed that Jesus himself has been hanging out in Catholic Heaven a lot, leading one of the Protestants to cluck, "He's gone native" - which would suggest that ''Jesus'' is a Protestant, despite living 1,500 years before Protestantism existed. What makes this really absurd it that Jesus was neither Catholic nor Protestant: he was Jewish. [[FridgeBrilliance Well, Marge is Protestant and she's the one having this daydream.]] Interestingly, although she is of French descent, this episode establishes that she is definitely not Catholic; so it seems likely the Bouviers are a Huguenot family.

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** When Bart and Homer convert to Catholicism in In "The Father, Joy of Sect", Lovejoy advises his few churchgoers left to say the Son, and Lord's Prayer forty times, clearing in reference to the Holy Guest Star", Marge is given a glimpse of Catholic Heaven (with Mariachi, Pinatas, spaghetti dinners, Irish pubs, Riverdance, and fistfighting) and Protestant Heaven (with [[WhiteAngloSaxonProtestant badminton and croquet]], and everyone talking in vaguely UsefulNotes/BritishAccents). At one point it's revealed that Jesus himself has been hanging out in Catholic Heaven a lot, leading one tradition of the Protestants to cluck, "He's gone native" - which would suggest that ''Jesus'' is a Protestant, despite living 1,500 years before Protestantism existed. What makes this really absurd it that Jesus was neither Catholic nor Protestant: he was Jewish. [[FridgeBrilliance Well, Marge is Protestant and she's the one having this daydream.]] Interestingly, although she is of French descent, this episode establishes that she is definitely not Catholic; so it seems likely the Bouviers are a Huguenot family.rosaries.


* In all ''Series/LawAndOrder'' series, the ratio of Catholics, lapsed or practicing, to other identified-as-religious people is rather high. This might be because they're all in [[BigApplesauce New York]], or the fact that most of the male protagonists are of Irish or Italian stock. Even Briscoe was raised Catholic, despite having a Jewish father.
** Briscoe was Jewish when the script needed him to be and Catholic when the script needed him to be. In some episodes, he is insistent that he is a Catholic. In others, he wears a yarmulke.
** The cast for the first three years had five Catholics (Greevy, Logan, Cragen, Stone, and Robinette). Schiff, like his real world counterpart Morganthau, was Jewish. Then in ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'', Elliot Stabler's Catholic faith plays a big part in his life.
*** Adam Schiff's religion is never stated onscreen. The actor, Steven Hill, was Jewish. Adam Schiff, the character, went to Catholic school, doesn't use "yiddishisms," and uses "Hail Mary" (rather than "Oy vey") as an expression of frustration. After his character departed from the show, it is stated onscreen that he is working for the Holocaust Project. He could be a Jew who went to Catholic school. He could be a Catholic with issues who hates Nazis. No shortage of either one.

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In all ''Series/LawAndOrder'' series, the ratio of Catholics, lapsed or practicing, to other identified-as-religious people is rather high. This might be because they're all in [[BigApplesauce New York]], or the fact that most of the male protagonists are of Irish or Italian stock. Even Briscoe was raised Catholic, despite having a Jewish father.
** Briscoe was
father. However, he said he'd sometimes attended Jewish when the script needed him services to be satisfy his Jewish first wife, and Catholic when the script needed him to be. In some episodes, he is insistent that he is wore a Catholic. In others, he wears yarmulke in respect once while visiting a yarmulke.
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** The cast for the first three years had five Catholics (Greevy, Logan, Cragen, Stone, and Robinette). Schiff, like his real world counterpart Morganthau, was Jewish. Then in ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'', Elliot Stabler's Catholic faith plays a big part in his life.\n*** [[note]]Well, probably. Adam Schiff's religion is never stated onscreen. The actor, Steven Hill, was Jewish. Adam Schiff, the character, went to Catholic school, doesn't use "yiddishisms," and uses "Hail Mary" (rather than "Oy vey") as an expression of frustration. After his character departed from the show, it is stated onscreen that he is working for the Holocaust Project. He could be a Jew who went to Catholic school. He could be a Catholic with issues who hates the Nazis. No shortage of either one.[[/note]]
** Then in ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'', Elliot Stabler's Catholic faith plays a big part in his life.



* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'' goes further, even the pagans are kinda Catholic, at least with Brother Cavil. He is a priest, he hears confessions in "The Plan", etc.

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* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'' goes further, as even the pagans are kinda Catholic, at least with Brother Cavil. He is a priest, he hears confessions in "The Plan", etc.



* On the HBO prison drama ''Series/{{Oz}}'' Father Ray Mukada, a prison chaplain, is a Catholic priest, and Sister Peter Marie, the prison psychologist, is a nun. The series features a significant number of other Catholics, as many characters are Irish, Italian or Latino. Even so, the series does feature characters of other religions, including several prominent Muslims, a rarity in American media. This trope was also subverted somewhat in Season Four with the introduction of the character Jeremiah Cloutier, an Evangelical Protestant minister (who's claims the Catholic Church is a tool of Satan).

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* On the HBO prison drama ''Series/{{Oz}}'' Father Ray Mukada, a prison chaplain, is a Catholic priest, and Sister Peter Marie, the prison psychologist, is a nun. The series features a significant number of other Catholics, as many characters are Irish, Italian or Latino. Even so, the series does feature characters of other religions, including several prominent Muslims, a rarity in American media. This trope was also subverted somewhat in Season Four with the introduction of the character Jeremiah Cloutier, an Evangelical Protestant minister (who's (who claims the Catholic Church is a tool of Satan).Satan, and thus clashes with Fr. Makuda, plus winning away some Catholic prisoners).



* Elaine on ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' learns that boyfriend Puddy is religious, and believes that she's going to Hell. While the religious stations preset on his car radio sound born-again Protestant, the couple wind up being counseled by his priest.

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* Elaine on ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' learns that boyfriend Puddy is religious, and believes that she's going to Hell. While the religious stations preset on his car radio sound born-again Protestant, the couple wind up being counseled by his priest. The same priest is also present in a couple other episodes. He's the only Christian clergy member ever seen.



* Averted big time in ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' which is all about a Protestant minister and his family. Although the exact denomination is never mentioned hints were dropped a couple of times during the series long run that it was either nondenominational or Disciples of Christ. Also, inverted InUniverse when daughter Mary marries Catholic Carlos and other family members make a point to remark "They are from different religions...", so apparently to the Camdens, Christianity Is Protestant.
* It's early days as yet on ''Series/StargateUniverse'' but so far the only character with a religious bent is Catholic. While not religious himself, Riley mentioned that his mother was Anglican. Most of those who expressed their believe was vague Christian or found their own CrystalDragonJesus

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* Averted big time in ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' which is all about a Protestant minister and his family. Although the exact denomination is never mentioned hints were dropped a couple of times during the series long run that it was either nondenominational non-denominational or Disciples of Christ. Also, inverted InUniverse when daughter Mary marries Catholic Carlos and other family members make a point to remark "They are from different religions...", so apparently to the Camdens, [[InvertedTrope Christianity Is Protestant.
Protestant]].[[note]]This was once common by both Catholics and Protestants, since they both condemned each other as heretics. Except for the fundamnentalist types though it's become passe.[[/note]]
* It's early days as yet on ''Series/StargateUniverse'' but so far the only character with a religious bent is Catholic. While not religious himself, Riley mentioned that his mother was Anglican. Most of those who expressed their believe was vague were vaguely Christian or found their own CrystalDragonJesusCrystalDragonJesus.



* There's a surprisingly high number of Catholics on ''Series/TheWestWing'' -- despite the fact that they're a relative minority in government -- including two consecutive Presidents (in real life, there has only been ''one'' Catholic President, JFK). Since guilt and redemption are major themes of the series, and President Bartlet himself almost became a priest, it seems Catholicism made for more interesting stories. There's also a high number of open atheists (including the ''Republican nominee for President''), so it may have to do with the show's commitment to greater diversity.
** Catholics might be a relative rarity in the Presidency, but they are not relatively rare in government as a whole. Catholics make up the biggest single religious group in Congress, for example, and have significant representation in the FBI.

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* There's a surprisingly high number of Catholics on ''Series/TheWestWing'' -- despite the fact that they're a relative minority in government -- including two consecutive Presidents (in real life, there has only been ''one'' Catholic President, JFK). Since guilt and redemption are major themes of the series, and President Bartlet himself almost became a priest, it seems Catholicism made for more interesting stories. There's also a high number of open atheists (including the ''Republican nominee for President''), so it may have to do with the show's commitment to greater diversity.
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diversity. However, while Catholics might may be a relative rarity in the Presidency, but they are not relatively rare in government as a whole. Catholics make up the biggest single religious group in Congress, for example, and have significant representation in the FBI.



* In Season Two of ''Series/TheWalkingDead'', the survivors stumble upon a "Southern Baptist" church with a massive crucifix. Protestants in general tend to shy away from crucifixes, but Baptists in particular shun iconology of almost any kind.

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* In Season Two of ''Series/TheWalkingDead'', the survivors stumble upon a "Southern Baptist" church with a massive crucifix. Protestants in general tend to shy away from crucifixes, but Baptists in particular shun iconology iconography of almost any kind.



** Most of the religious-themed episodes seemed to follow Catholic beliefs, though exceptions existed, such as those in the Appalachian region or DeepSouth.
* Justified in ''Series/BlueBloods'', where the Reagan family are Catholics of Irish descent. Other denominations are present, too; the [[MalcolmXerox black reverend who's apparently a longtime thorn in Frank Reagan's side]] is an indeterminate Protestant denomination.

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** Most of the religious-themed episodes seemed to follow Catholic beliefs, though exceptions existed, such as those in the Appalachian region or DeepSouth. \n They also had an episode centered upon Orthodox Jews.
* Justified in ''Series/BlueBloods'', where the Reagan family are Catholics of Irish descent. Other denominations are present, too; the [[MalcolmXerox black reverend who's apparently a longtime thorn in Frank Reagan's side]] is from an indeterminate Protestant denomination.



* In ''Series/{{Westworld}}'' the church Dolores walks appears very Protestant. Yet it has a very Catholic confessional.

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* In ''Series/{{Westworld}}'' the church Dolores walks into appears very Protestant. Yet it has a very Catholic confessional.


** In ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'', the fairy who brings the puppet to life is often interpreted as a Mother Mary figure.

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** In ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Pinocchio}}'', the fairy who brings the puppet to life is often interpreted as a Mother Mary figure.


* ''[[LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru Maria-sama Ga Miteru]]'' is set at a Catholic school.

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* ''[[LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru Maria-sama Ga Miteru]]'' ''LightNovel/MariaWatchesOverUs'' is set at a Catholic school.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Sonichu}}'' has an unusual [[InvertedTrope inversion]] - while Angelica is said to be Catholic, a lot of her beliefs seem more in line with certain branches of Protestantism (as the author was raised Protestant).


* The Series/CSIVerse as a whole is overwhelmingly Catholic. An exception is Stella of ''Series/{{CSINY}}'', who is apparently Orthodox--she makes the Sign of the Cross top, down, right, left (Catholic is top, down, left, right). However, this was depicted as happening in a Catholic church, so it's probably just a mistake.

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* The Series/CSIVerse as a whole is overwhelmingly Catholic. An exception is Stella of ''Series/{{CSINY}}'', who is apparently Orthodox--she makes the Sign of the Cross top, down, right, left (Catholic is top, down, left, right). However, this was depicted as happening in a Catholic church, so it's probably just a mistake. Another exception is Gil, who is stated to be agnostic.


* ''Film/{{Silence}}'' takes place in Feudal Japan when the first European country to make contact with them were the Roman Catholic Portuguese, so naturally Catholicism is the faith being preached there. This becomes a plot point when [[spoiler:there are Japanese converts that keep their faith in secret but Ferreira doesn't considers it "really Christian" since it doesn't resemble Catholicism, which makes him lose his faith and commit apostasy]]. There is also a Dutch character in the movie and while his faith goes unmentioned, it's presumed he is probably a Calvinist considering the time period (the Protestant Reformation having already taken place) and that the Dutch also had a limited contact with Japan.
* Averted in ''Film/ThePromise2016'' where most of the cast are Armenian Apostolic Christians who are often mistaken as [[UsefulNotes/OrthodoxChristianity Eastern Orthodox]] (like Russians, Greeks and Romanians), but aren't in communion with them. One scene takes place in an Armenian mass presides by [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Komitas historical priest and singer Father Komitas]]. The movie also features an American missionary as a supporting character who is presumably Protestant of some denomination. Seems like everyone here is ''anything'' but Roman Catholic.

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* ''Film/{{Silence}}'' takes place in Feudal Japan when the first European country to make contact with them were the Roman Catholic Portuguese, so naturally Catholicism is the faith being preached there. This becomes a plot point when [[spoiler:there are Japanese converts that keep their faith in secret but Ferreira doesn't considers it "really Christian" since it doesn't resemble Catholicism, which makes him lose his faith and commit apostasy]]. There is also a Dutch character in the movie and while his faith goes unmentioned, it's presumed he is probably a Calvinist considering the time period (the Protestant Reformation having already taken place) and that the Dutch also had a limited contact with Japan.
Japan (though Dutch Catholics existed too, and still do).
* Averted in ''Film/ThePromise2016'' where most of the cast are Armenian Apostolic Christians Christians, who are often mistaken as [[UsefulNotes/OrthodoxChristianity Eastern Orthodox]] (like Russians, Greeks and Romanians), but aren't in communion with them. One scene takes place in an Armenian mass presides presided over by [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Komitas historical priest and singer Father Komitas]]. The movie also features an American missionary as a supporting character who is presumably Protestant of some denomination. Seems like everyone here is ''anything'' but Roman Catholic.Catholic (which makes sense, since almost no Christians in Turkey were Catholic, and they still aren't).
* ''{{Film/Fallen}}'': The theologian and demonoligist Hobbes is Catholic. When he's trying to find out what the meaning of "Apocalypse" is (he could look it up easily) he asks a nun. Hobbes mentions that he goes to church occasionally, but not what denomination. Catholicism is the only sect brought up in the movie.


* Often inverted in day-to-day situations, if only because of the United States' and other countries' strong Protestant traditions. Proclaiming Catholicism is also Christianity (especially with children, and/or Protestant [[TheFundamentalist fundamentalists]] of various types) is asking for the knee-jerk rebuttal of "no it's not!" The assumption that "Christianity" only refers to Protestantism has led to some...''strange'' situations to say the least. For example, once upon a time, two of the original five officially recognized religions in Indonesia were "Kristen" and "Katolik".

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* Often inverted in day-to-day situations, if only because of the United States' and other countries' strong Protestant traditions. Proclaiming Catholicism is also Christianity (especially with children, and/or Protestant [[TheFundamentalist fundamentalists]] of various types) is asking for the knee-jerk rebuttal of "no it's not!" The assumption that "Christianity" only refers to Protestantism has led to some...''strange'' situations to say the least. For example, once upon a time, two of the original five officially recognized religions in Indonesia were "Kristen" and "Katolik"."Katolik", and the distinction still remains to this day. (Yes, you can respond to someone that is Catholic by saying "So you're Kristen, then?" and get corrected with "No, I'm not Kristen, I'm Katolik.")

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