Catholic Church articles on Wikipedia
Catholic Church
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian Church, with more than 1.29 billion members worldwide. As one of
May 26th 2017



Ruthenian Catholic Church
The Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church, also known in the United States as the Byzantine-Catholic-ChurchByzantine Catholic Church, is an Eastern Catholic church that uses the Byzantine
May 6th 2017



Eastern Catholic Churches
Eastern-Catholic-Churches">The Eastern Catholic Churches or Oriental Catholic Churches, also called the Eastern-rite Catholic Churches, Greek Catholic Churches, and in some historical
May 25th 2017



Syro-Malankara Catholic Church
The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is an Eastern Catholic Church in full communion with Catholic Church and with the Bishop of Rome, the Pope. It is one
May 23rd 2017



Romanian Greek Catholic Church
RomanianRomanian-Greek-Catholic-Church">The RomanianRomanian Greek Catholic Church or RomanianRomanian-Church-UnitedRomanianRomanian Church United with Rome, Greek-Catholic (RomanianRomanian: Roman">Biserica RomaUnită cu Roma, Greco-Catolică) is a
May 16th 2017



Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
Ukrainian-Greek-Catholic-Church">The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) (Ukrainian: Українська греко-католицька церква (УГКЦ), Ukrains'ka Hreko-Katolyts'ka Tserkva) is a Byzantine
May 28th 2017



Hierarchy of the Catholic Church
The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church consists of its bishops, priests, and deacons. In the ecclesiological sense of the term, "hierarchy" strictly means
May 27th 2017



Catholic Church in England and Wales
The Catholic Church in England and Wales is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in full communion with the Pope. Celtic Christianity, with some traditions
Apr 28th 2017



Russian Greek Catholic Church
Russian-Greek-Catholic-Church">The Russian Greek Catholic Church (Russian: Российская греко-католическая церковь, Rossiyskaya greko-katolicheskaya tserkov) is a Byzantine Rite church
May 20th 2017



Sacraments of the Catholic Church
There are seven sacraments of the Catholic-ChurchCatholic Church, which according to Catholic theology were instituted by Jesus and entrusted to the Church. Sacraments
May 25th 2017



Holy orders in the Catholic Church
The Sacrament of Holy Orders in the Catholic Church includes three orders: bishop, priest, and deacon. In the phrase "Holy Orders", the word "holy" simply
May 25th 2017



Catholic Church and ecumenism
The Catholic Church has been irrevocably committed to the modern ecumenical movement since the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), but has always held
Apr 17th 2017



Melkite Greek Catholic Church
Melkite (Greek) Catholic Church (Arabic: كنيسة الروم الملكيين الكاثوليك‎‎, KanKanīsat ar-Rūm al-Malakiyyīn al-Kāṯūlīk) is an Eastern Catholic Church in full communion
May 20th 2017



Ethiopian Catholic Church
The Ethiopian Catholic Church is a Metropolitan sui iuris Eastern particular church within the Catholic Church. Established in 1930, its membership includes
May 25th 2017



Albanian Greek Catholic Church
The Albanian Greek Catholic Church is an autonomous (sui iuris in Latin) Byzantine Rite particular church in communion with Rome, whose members live in
Apr 29th 2017



Catholic particular churches and liturgical rites
The particular churches and liturgical rites of the Catholic Church are closely related yet distinct. The term church refers to a hierarchically ordered
May 18th 2017



Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands
The-Old-Catholic-ChurchThe Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands (Dutch: Oud-Katholieke Kerk van Nederland) is the mother church of the Old Catholic churches. The church
Mar 3rd 2017



Catechism of the Catholic Church
the Catholic Church (Latin: Catechismus-Catholicae-EcclesiaeCatechismus Catholicae Ecclesiae; commonly called the Catechism or the CCC) is a catechism promulgated for the Catholic Church
May 19th 2017



Syriac Catholic Church
Syriac-Catholic-ChurchSyriac Catholic Church (or Syrian Catholic Church) (Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܩܬܘܠܝܩܝܬܐ‎,(ʿīṯo suryaiṯo qaṯolīqaiṯo), (also known as Aramean Catholic Church), is
May 3rd 2017



Bishop in the Catholic Church
bishops in the Catholic Church. For information on the historical origin of the office, see Bishop. Further information: Catholic Church hierarchy
May 2nd 2017



Christian Catholic Church of Switzerland
The Christian Catholic Church of Switzerland is the Swiss member church of the Union of Utrecht of Old Catholic Churches. The Union of Utrecht was founded
Feb 25th 2017



Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church (Aramaic: ܥܹܕܬܵܐ ܕܡܲܠܲܒܵܪ ܣܘܼܪܝܵܝܵܐ‎‎, Edtha d'Malabar Suryaya; Malayalam: സീറോ മലബാർ കത്തോലിക്കാ സഭ, sīṟēā malabār kattēālikkā
May 22nd 2017



Macedonian Byzantine-Catholic Church
Macedonian-Byzantine-Catholic-ChurchMacedonian Byzantine Catholic Church is a Byzantine Rite sui juris Eastern Catholic Church in full union with the Roman Catholic Church which uses the Macedonian
Mar 22nd 2017



Catholic Church in Sweden
The Catholic Church in Sweden refers to the Catholic Church in Sweden, including its historical representations. The Catholic mission sui juris was traditionally
May 24th 2017



Criticism of the Catholic Church
Criticism of the Catholic Church includes the observations made about the current or historical Catholic Church, in its actions, teachings, omissions,
May 15th 2017



Old Catholic Church
The term Old Catholic Church was originally used from the 1850s by groups which had separated from the Roman Catholic Church over certain doctrines, primarily
Apr 16th 2017



Parish in the Catholic Church
In the Roman Catholic Church, a parish (Latin: parochus) is a stable community of the faithful within a Particular Church, whose pastoral care has been
May 7th 2017



Bulgarian Greek Catholic Church
Church The Bulgarian Greek Catholic Church is a Byzantine Rite sui juris particular Church in full union with the Roman Catholic Church. Under Tsar Boris (853–889)
May 3rd 2017



Belarusian Greek Catholic Church
Belarusian-Greek-Catholic-Church">The Belarusian Greek Catholic Church (Belarusian: Беларуская грэка-каталіцкая царква, BHKC), sometimes called, in reference to its Byzantine Rite, the
May 28th 2017



Abortion and the Catholic Church
The Catholic Church opposes all forms of abortion procedures whose direct purpose is to destroy an embryo, blastocyst, zygote or fetus, since it holds
May 24th 2017



Catholic Church in the United States
The Catholic Church in the United States is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope. With 77.4 million members, it is the largest
May 27th 2017



Catholic Church in Scotland
The Catholic Church in Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: An Eaglais Chaitligeach; Scots: Catholic Kirk), overseen by the Scottish Bishops' Conference, is part
May 14th 2017



Catholic Church in Austria
The Catholic Church of Austria, also known as the Roman-Catholic Church of Austria, is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in full communion with the
Apr 12th 2017



Catholic Church in Romania
The Catholic Church (RomanianRomanian: Biserica Catolică din Romania, Hungarian: Romaniai Romai Katolikus Egyhaz, German: Katholische Kirche in Rumanien) in Romania
May 26th 2017



Catholic Church in Italy
The Catholic Church in Italy is part of the Catholic Church in communion with the Pope, curia in Rome, and the Conference of Italian Bishops. In addition
Mar 31st 2017



Catholic Church in France
The Catholic Church in France is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope in Rome. Established in the 2nd century in unbroken communion
May 15th 2017



Priesthood in the Catholic Church
ministerial orders of the Roman Catholic Church (for similar but different rules among Eastern Catholics see Eastern Catholic Church) are those of bishop, presbyter
May 8th 2017



Coptic Catholic Church
Coptic Catholic Church is an Eastern Catholic particular church in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church. The Coptic Catholic Church uses the
May 1st 2017



Catholic Church in Norway
The Catholic Church in Norway is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope, the Curia in Rome and the Scandinavian
May 18th 2017



Catholic Church in Nigeria
Catholic-Church">The Catholic-ChurchCatholic Church in Nigeria is part of the worldwide Catholic-ChurchCatholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope, the curia in Rome, and the Catholic
May 28th 2017



Index of Catholic Church articles
also: Catholic Church, Glossary of the Catholic Church, Outline of Catholicism, Timeline of the Catholic Church This page is a list of Catholic Church topics
Nov 11th 2016



Chaldean Catholic Church
The Chaldean Catholic Church (Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܟܠܕܝܬܐ ܩܬܘܠܝܩܝܬܐ‎, ʿīdtha kaldetha qāthuliqetha; Arabic: الكنيسة الكلدانية al-Kanīsa al-kaldāniyya) is an Eastern
May 22nd 2017



Catholic Church (disambiguation)
Catholic-ChurchCatholic Church, Catholic church, catholic Church and catholic church may refer to: Catholic-ChurchCatholic Church in full communion with the Bishop of Rome, known as
Mar 19th 2017



Homosexuality and the Catholic Church
proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementarity." The Catholic Church teaches that marriage can only be between a man and a woman, and opposes
May 25th 2017



Catholic Church in Poland
Ever since Poland officially adopted Latin Christianity in 966, the Catholic Church has played an important religious, cultural and political role in the
May 10th 2017



Eucharist in the Catholic Church
The-EucharistThe Eucharist in the Catholic Church is the celebration of Mass, the eucharistic liturgy. The term Eucharist is also used for the bread and wine when
May 5th 2017



Marriage in the Catholic Church
Marriage in the Catholic Church, also called matrimony, is the "covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the
May 25th 2017



Catholic Church in Nicaragua
The Catholic Church in Nicaragua is the Nicaraguan part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope, curia in Rome, and
Nov 8th 2016



History of the Catholic Church
The history of the Catholic Church begins with the teachings of Jesus Christ (c. 4 BC – c. AD 30), who lived in Galilee (later conquered by the Roman
May 23rd 2017



Confirmation in the Catholic Church
Confirmation is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. It is one of the four initiation rites for Catholics, the other three being Christening
May 24th 2017





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