Sep 18, 2014 · Ecclesia (church) is only one such word — there was no word in Latin adequate enough to convey such a Greek concept. By the sixth century, Latin became the standard for the Roman liturgy, as we see in the Leonine Sacramentary and later the Gelasian.
The Latin Church is one of four sui iuris Catholic churches in Ukraine, the others being the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church, and the Armenian Catholic Church, all in full communion with each other and the Pope. The Latin Church presence performs its liturgies according to the Latin liturgical rites .
Mar 06, 2022 · The Catechism never speaks of the “Roman Catholic Church.” It speaks simply of the “Catholic Church,” using the term close to 50 times. The same is true of the Code of Canon Law (1983), which never uses the adjective Roman to refer to the Church as a whole but uses the term Catholic Church 25 times.
Jul 27, 2021 · After all, only a small number of Catholics, perhaps only about 150,000 in the United States, regularly attend a Latin (Tridentine) Mass. Fewer than 700 Catholic parishes in the U.S., out of more...
Calling the Church of Rome the “Catholic” church is a whole hearted slap in the face to the Churches which Rome split away from in 1054. The Romans did this on purpose, knowingly, and to make a point. It is a political statement, to be sure, and it does not go unnoticed to the adherents of the Churches wh Continue Reading Hiram Mason
Aug 15, 2021 · A guide to what the Latin Mass is, why Pope Francis has reimposed restrictions on the pre-Vatican II service, and how the move has angered Catholic traditionalists such as Michael Brendan ...
Roman Catholics are Catholics in or from the local church (diocese) of Rome. (Though almost nobody uses it this way). Latin Catholics are members of the Latin Church, the largest of the 24 autonomous churches in the Catholic communion. Most often “Roman Catholic” is used as synonymous with Latin Catholic. This is acceptable, as mo Continue Reading