Roman Catholic Church


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the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

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It prepared the way for the establishment of a Joint Working Group (JWG) between the Roman Catholic Church and the WCC with the initial mandate to clarify the basis for future relationships.
The bishops are the Rt Rev Andrew Burnham, Bishop of Ebbsfleet, the Rt Rev Keith Newton, Bishop of Richborough and the Bishop of Fulham, the Rt Rev John Broadhurst, the Roman Catholic Church said.
He wanted to reform the Roman Catholic Church, and he actually had a much more basic ecumenical view of the church.
The unit was set up to oversee the implementation of 83 recommendations by Lord Nolan in 2001 in his report into abuse in the Roman Catholic Church.
Archdiocesan attorney David Brown said the archdiocese planned to file an injunction to stop the churches from continuing to mislead the public and to "require that they advise the public that they are not associated with the Roman Catholic church.
Critics of efforts to reform the Roman Catholic church from within almost always argue that the church is not a democracy.
Roman Catholic Church officals claim that the government is using this agreement to pressure them to go along with the conditions which they find unacceptable.
The suffering of the Roman Catholic Church during the Reign of Terror does not begin to compare to the suffering which it imposed on French Huguenots (Protestants) during the preceding 250 years.
It is natural to assume that beliefs held by churches as diverse as the Roman Catholic Church, the Orthodox churches of the East, the various Protestant churches, and the indigenous churches that are now growing so rapidly in some parts of the world would be trivial beliefs.
The Unholy War' by David Kertzer is an account of the struggle between the Roman Catholic church and the Jews, in the time leading up to the Holocaust.
PLANS to put up an illuminated advertising hoarding in the grounds of a boarded-up Bedworth pub have been thrown out after objections were raised by the town's Roman Catholic church.
Yet again uniquely but not exclusively, the Roman Catholic Church provides a home for that faithful tradition.
Shigeru Ban's paper buildings are becoming well known, but the jury could not fail to commend the Roman Catholic church he and volunteers from the congregation built out of paper tubes after the 1995 Kobe earthquake (AR September 1996).
It's just another Internet-spread rumor, says the Roman Catholic Church.
The hospital is Catholic, and the Roman Catholic Church says birth control is morally wrong.