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  1. Apr 29, 2021 · The majority of local Catholic Churches (dioceses) in the world are Catholic dioceses of the Latin Rite in which the Roman Rite is the most predominant liturgical expression. Further, the Pope, who is the Bishop of Rome, is the leader of the Catholic Church. Therefore, we use the unofficial term Roman Catholic worldwide. The Catholic Church

  2. The term "catholic" simply means "universal," and when employing it in those early days, St. Ignatius of Antioch and St. Polycarp of Smyrna were referring to the Church that was already "everywhere," as distinguished from whatever sects, schisms or splinter groups might have grown up here and there, in opposition to the Catholic Church.

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  4. Aug 28, 2018 · As you will see below, the Catholic Church (also known as the Church of Rome) has been “invented” by men. It is not the true Christian Church instituted by the Lord Jesus Christ and his apostles. And many of these Catholic inventions are contrary to the teachings in the Holy Bible, including contrary to Catholic versions of the Bible.

  5. They gave rise to nine major rites in the Catholic Church today: in the Latin Church the Roman Rite is predominant, and then among the Eastern Churches we find the Byzantine, Armenian, Chaldean, Coptic, Ethiopian, Malabar, Maronite and Syrian Rites. Each "Rite" is an historic blending of liturgy, theology, spirituality and Canon Law.

    • Why The Timing of Nicea Matters
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    • A Personal and Scriptural Note on The Church

    I am going to be quoting exclusively from pre-Nicene writers (those who wrote before the Council of Niceain A.D. 325). Here's the reasons that they are the only quotes that matter. 1. The timing of Nicea matters because a long time had elapsed. First, there are 300 years between Jesus' coming to earth and the Council of Nicea. That's a longtime. On...

    Clement of Rome, Peter, and Paul all used bishop and presbyter, the word from which the Roman Catholics get priest, interchangeably, and they speak of multiple bishops in each church.

    I first noticed this when I was quoting something from Tertullian's Prescription Against Heretics. In chapter 21 the editors of The Ante-Nicene Fathersseries give this heading: All Doctrine True Which Comes Through the Church from the Apostles The problem is, Tertullian mentions "churches" five times in that chapter, but he never uses "church" in t...

    I add this because if you are deceived into believing that the Roman Catholic Church is the one true church, then you are almost guaranteed to miss out on a Scriptural experience of the church, which is far more important than most modern Christians, Roman Catholic or Protestant, realize. Here are the things that are true of a true church, which ca...