24 Facts About Catholic Church

1. Catholic Church said the mother and daughter were coming to the church for ESL classes, which are offered Thursday nights, and had just arrived.

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2. Catholic Church was surrounded with police tape soon after the shooting, which prompted the Christ the Redeemer Catholic School on the campus to be placed on lock down.

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3. Catholic Church addressed the shooting in a brief statement to Facebook.

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4. St John the Evangelist Catholic Church will host a presentation on climate change as part of its monthly series: Inspiring People.

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5. Catholic Church was a refuge for Trina McKillen when she was young.

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6. The Catholic Church spends more money than Apple brings in.

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7. In some parts of the world, the Catholic Church provides the only healthcare, education and social services available to people.

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8. The Catholic Church consists of more than just the Roman Catholic Church.

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9. Catholic Church emphasised the dignity of work and natural rights of labourers to have fair wages and safe conditions in Laborem exercens.

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10. Catholic Church instituted World Youth Day as a "worldwide encounter with the pope" for young people; it is held every two to three years.

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11. Catholic Church is actively engaged in international aid and development through organisations such as Catholic Relief Services, Caritas International, Aid to the Church in Need, refugee advocacy groups such as the Jesuit Refugee Service and community aid groups such as the Saint Vincent de Paul Society.

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12. Catholic Church gets subpoenaed by state, revving up priest abuse investigation.

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13. Catholic Church was the dominant influence on Western civilisation from Late Antiquity to the dawn of the modern age.

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14. The Catholic Church considers the Bishop of Rome, the pope, to be the successor to Saint Peter.

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15. The Catholic Church teaches that the college of bishops, led by the Bishop of Rome are the successors to the Apostles.

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16. Catholic Church calls all members to practise chastity according to their state in life.

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17. Catholic Church is the largest non-government provider of education and medical services in the world.

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18. Catholic Church teaches that it was entrusted with seven sacraments that were instituted by Christ.

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19. Catholic Church teaches dogmatically that "the Holy Spirit proceeds eternally from the Father and the Son, not as from two principles but as from one single principle".

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20. Catholic Church holds that there is one eternal God, who exists as a perichoresis of three hypostases, or "persons": God the Father; God the Son; and God the Holy Spirit, which together are called the "Holy Trinity".

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21. The Catholic Church continues these traditions, through constituent autonomous particular churches, known as "churches sui iuris".

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22. The Catholic Church holds that Christ instituted the papacy upon giving the keys of Heaven to Saint Peter.

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23. Catholic Church has influenced Western philosophy, culture, science, and art.

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24. The Catholic Church is the largest non-government provider of education and health care in the world.

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