Catholic Church

Christian church led by the Bishop of Rome

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The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with approximately 1.3Β billion baptised Catholics worldwide as of 2017. As the world's oldest continuously functioning international institution, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation. The church is headed by the Bishop of Rome, known as the pope. Its central administration, the Holy See, is in the Vatican City, an enclave within the city of Rome in Italy.

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The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 20 hours ago

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Five former Catholic priests have been charged with criminal sexual conduct, and Michigan officials are still examining hundreds of tips.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 3 days ago

Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Weeping Sri Lankan Catholics lit candles and prayed in a memorial service outside a bombed church on Tuesday, one month after Easter bombings by Islamist..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

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