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Romanizing

conversion of the spoken sounds of the Chinese language to the Roman alphabet and numbers.
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Invoking Freud in his final chapter, Carroll argues that such exercises evidence the suppressed rage of the collective Irish unconscious at the attempts to Romanize their rather independent Catholic church.
The emergence of Latin American independence in the 19th century was accompanied by the growing popularity of secular liberalism among intellectuals and policy makers of the region, worrying the Catholic Church, which responded by seeking to Romanize the Latin American church through a program whereby Latin American seminarians were brought to Rome to attend the Colegio Pio Latino Americano, where they studied philosophy, theology, and canon law and were tutored in the clerical culture of Rome and then returned home to play critical roles in the development of the modern Latin American church, according to Edwards (history, U.