Catholic Church

Largest Christian church, led by the Bishop of Rome

The Catholic Church, sometimes referred to as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with approximately 1.3Β billion baptised Catholics worldwide as of 2018. As the world's oldest and largest continuously functioning international institution, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilization. The church is headed by the Bishop of Rome, known as the pope. Its central administration is the Holy See.

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Donald Trump will visit a Catholic shrine in Washington just hours after critics branded his visit to St. John's Episcopal Church a "photo op."
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 2 hours ago

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A former prominent Roman Catholic bishop on Monday said he was shot in the neck as he was traveling by car through his home state at the weekend.
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

With the cross in one hand, alcohol spray in the other, a group of Catholic priests in Metro Manila have been risking their lives to serve their poverty-stricken..
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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