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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<div class="caption">Maria Kennedy Shriver and her brother Anthony Kennedy Shriver stand over the casket of their mother Eunice Kennedy Shriver before funeral services at Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church in Hyannis, August 14, 2009.</div>
Vatican II was a turning point in the ecclesiological attitude of the Roman Catholic Church vis-a-vis the other churches.
"Many people have said that I'm closing the door to the Roman Catholic church, but I don't feel that," she said in an interview with NCR a few days before her ordination.
Vasari: Michelangelo became the favorite artist of the Roman Catholic Church. Pope Julius II asked him to paint the vaulted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
In his 1950 encyclical, Humani Generis, he unwittingly limited the Body of Christ to Latin-rite, or Roman, Catholics: "the Mystical Body of Christ and the Roman Catholic church are one and the same" (n.
In line with the decrees of Vatican II (Lumen Gentium and Unitatis Redintegratio), the chapter on the search for Christian unity reaffirms the Roman Catholic Church's enthusiastic support for ecumenical dialogue, which is presented as "a response to the gift of God's grace" (para.
The Roman Catholic Church does not now nor has it ever abandoned persons with same-sex attraction.
It's traditional during a wedding for the officiating party to ask if anyone objects to the marriage, but the Roman Catholic Church is apparently less welcoming of opposition to its own stand on marriage.
Officials of the Roman Catholic Church are under fire for covering up a child sexual-abuse scandal, but don't look for President George W.
800, Pope Leo III, head of the Roman Catholic Church, was in serious trouble.
Shifting gears, I have written in various places about the significant disconnect between the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic church and the views of most ordinary Catholics.
(ENI) -- The chairperson of the governors of the Anglican Centre in Rome, Bishop Stephen Patten, has invited the Roman Catholic church to allow more freedom of expression in theological dialogue.
I wish the position of the Roman Catholic church on marriage to be very clear.
Traditionalists feel compelled to separate themselves from a Roman Catholic Church they believe has departed from the truth.
The Anglican Church itself separated from the Roman Catholic Church; it was created by England's King Henry VIII in the 16th century after Pope Clement VII wouldn't grant him a divorce from Catherine of Aragon.
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