The belief that the Church can only be understood in the light of the Apostles
universal or worldwide
Of, or relating to, God. Sacred.
Body of Christ
The belief that the Church is Christ's body in the world continuing his work
Communion of Saints
All Catholics, both alive and dead, are joined together (and can pray for one another)
Priests who have a special vocation and are chosen by the Pope. They are responsible for all the churches in a diocese.
Those called to assist bishops, especially in caring for the needy.
The Pope and bishops interpreting the Bible and tradition for Catholics today.
The office of the Pope
Specially called chosen people who are ordained to be ministers of the sacraments
Those who share the mission of the Church without being ordained
Living without engaging in any sexual activity
Making someone a priest, bishop or deacon by the sacrament of Holy Orders
The Holy Book of Christians with 66 books split into Old and New Testaments
The belief that the bishops and the Pope continue the mission Jesus gave to Peter and the Apostles
The beliefs of the Catholic Church