The belief that the Church can only be understood in the light of the Apostles.
Priests specially chosen by the Pope who are responsible for all the Churches in the Diocese.
Universal or Worldwide.
The Pope and the Bishops interpreting the Bible and tradition for Roman Catholics today.
Of, or relationg to, God, sacred.
Churches that are in communion with the Church of England.
Protestant Christians separtated from the Church of England.
All the people of the Church who are not chosen to be Bishops, Priests or Deacons.
Making someone a Priest, Bishop or Deacon by the Sacrament of Holy Orders.
The office of the Pope.
Living without engaging in any sexual activity.
National Churches which are in union with the Patriarch of Constantiople (eg. The Russian Orthodox Church)