The leader of the Roman Catholic Church is called the Pope, which literally means "father". Catholics say Jesus Christ established the Catholic Church, and appointed the first Pope, a disciple of his named Saint Peter, to lead all Christians. Over the last 2,000 years, different Popes have led the church.
The Catholic Church is "the Catholic Communion of Churches, both Roman and Eastern, or Oriental, that are in full communion with the Bishop of Rome." The church is also known by members as the People of God, the Body of Christ, the "Temple of the Holy Spirit", among other names.
Pages in category "Roman Catholicism" The following 38 pages are in this category, out of 38 total.
In a historical perspective, Catholic Modernism is neither a system, school, or doctrine, but refers to a number of individual attempts to reconcile Roman Catholicism with modern culture; specifically an understanding of the Bible and Catholic tradition in light of modern mainstream conceptions of archeology, philology, the historical-critical method and new philosophical and political ...
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In Roman Catholic teachings, the veneration of Mary is a natural consequence of Christology: Jesus and Mary are son and mother, redeemer and redeemed. This sentiment was expressed by Pope John Paul II in his encyclical Redemptoris mater : "At the centre of this mystery, in the midst of this wonderment of faith, stands Mary.
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In 496 Remigius baptized King Clovis I, who therefore converted from paganism to Catholicism. In 800, Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire , forming the political and religious foundations of Christendom in Europe and establishing in earnest the French government's long historical association with the Catholic ...
Catholicism in England: the portrait of a minority: its culture and tradition (1955) Mullet, Michael. Catholics in Britain and Ireland, 1558–1829 (1998) 236pp; Watkin, E. I Roman Catholicism in England from the Reformation to 1950 (1957) Primary sources. Mullet, Michael. English Catholicism, 1680–1830 (2006) 2714 pages; Newman, John Henry.
The reason for the ban was the perceived threat to the stability of the state resulting from Jesuit advocacy of traditional Catholicism; it followed the Roman Catholic cantons forming an unconstitutional separate alliance leading to civil war.
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