All persons are bound to seek the truth in those things which regard God and his Church
and by virtue of divine law are bound by obligation and possess the right of embracing and observing the truth which they have come to know.
received the taxpayer money in 1999 and 2000 to provide services for senior citizens, establish a bus transportation program for parishioners and fix a sidewalk in front of the church.
He said what his church
would need is financial assistance to make their vision for a new church, a reality.
David is a musician in his early 30s; he is married to a Protestant woman, and he is bothered by the way his church
distinguishes between him and his wife.
Bill Clinton that he decided his church
had to warn the nation.
In Texas one minister has stopped performing marriages of all kinds to protest his denomination's stand on gays, and another has seen a state Baptist group expel his church
because it supports gay people.
As one Chinese pastor observed, "One thing God is doing through immigration is He is calling his church
to stretch and to rethink what it means to be the church.
While his church
seldom uses incense (and it gives notice in the bulletin when it will use it), visits to other church services are a gamble.
Christ is always present to his Church
, especially in the actions of the liturgy.
Zimmerman, who served as general superintendent of the church for 26 years, wrote:" every Roman Catholic is completely under the control of his church
, mind, soul, and body .
What is that unity of His Church
for which Christ prayed?
Consideration of the Council references to this relationship or to `communion' do not imply reservations about ecclesiastical (ecclesia, Latin for church) `structure,' for "the Holy Spirit preserves unfailingly that form of government which was set up by Christ the Lord in his Church
The head of the controversial Church of Scientology told Larry King on his CNN talk show in late 1993 that his church
now counted 8 million members worldwide, making it the fastest-growing religion in the world.
Thus, the 1644 Confession stated that the local church is to "choose to themselves meet persons, being qualified according to the Word, as those that Christ has appointed in his Testament, for the feeding, governing, serving and building up of his Church
, and that none other hath power to impose them, either these or any other.
At stake are opposing views of the unity willed by Christ for His Church