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THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

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The Roman Catholic Church is one of the most oldest and most significant  churches in Christian history. it traces it's roots back to the time of Jesus and his apostles. the Catholic church is  the very first Christian sects that is way back 33 a.d in time of Christ. the catholics believe that roman catholic church were founded by Jesus Christ himself. the word Catholic or in greek it is KATOLIKOS means universal.  and Roman means the church pledges it's allegiance to the pope which resides in the vatican located in rome.Catholic church is the most largest Christian denominations in the world. beating it's rival religions islam,hinduism, and judaism to were it begins as Jesus were jewish. with a member of 1.313 Billion faithfuls the Catholic church is more than 16% in the world's populations behind protestants. and it's twin brother the Eastern orthodox church.


The Pope was the leader of the Catholic church. they're the sheperd of 1.313 billion faithfuls here on earth. the pope is the one who has the most highest posistion in the Catholic church. catholics believed that the first pope of them was none other but saint peter himself.  or apostle peter. as jesus had promised him 

Peter's Confession of Christ…17Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! For this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by My Father in heaven. 18And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it. 19I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.”…

Berean Study Bible


this verse from the 16th chapter on the book of Matthew clearly states that the Catholic church's pope is the sucessor of peter upon the time which Jesus gave him the keys of the kingdom of heaven. as it is believed by faithful Catholics.


The Roman Catholic church is the main origin of the 40 thousand Christian denominations that is existing and impacting the kingdom of God.  from the Rebellion of one catholic monk. to the rise of 40 thousand different denominations.


Unlike the other Christian denominations that has 2 sacraments also known as " Baptism and Communion  "because they were the only 2 sacrament instituted by Jesus himself . The catholic church has 7 sacraments  which   compose of  Baptism.Eucharist.Confirmation.Reconciliation.       .Anointing of the sick. Marriage. Holy Orders.


being a Catholic means you are in a  Christian that traces it's root back from it's founder Jesus Christ. the defenders of Christian faith. and the root of the faith of many Christian denomination. and the most historical church that exist 2000 years ago back to Christ. that is still continuing to go on and serving God.




     

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