How is the Roman Catholic church different than other churches?

Answer The Catholic church is one of the largest and oldest religious institutions in the world. It differs from the Eastern Orthodox churches on several theological principles, and Protestants broke awa... Read More »

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Who is the head of the roman catholic church?

The pope is the head of the Roman Catholic Church holds the titles bishop of Rome and vicar of Christ. As of May 2010, the pope was Pope Benedict XVI, formerly Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger.Source:VOA ... Read More »

What is the Roman Catholic Church?

The Roman Catholic Church was established nearly 2,000 years ago. According to tradition, Saint Peter, a disciple of Jesus, was its first leader (Pope). Over a billion Christians are members of t... Read More »

Where did the Roman Catholic Church begin?

The Roman Catholic Church credits the apostle Saint Peter as the true founder of Catholicism in 45 AD. However, when the Emperor Constantine converted to Christianity in 318 AD, the church began to... Read More »

Who was the first pope of the Roman Catholic Church?

According to the Catholic Church, Simon Peter was the first Pope. Peter was one of the original apostles and was from Bethsaida. He worked before becoming an apostle as a fisherman with his brother... Read More »