Religious Education, Rights and Responsibilities 1.2 Cont

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Why does the Church have Authority?

  • Christians believe that God speaks to them today and He does this through the Church. So, they should follow the Church's Teachings as they are inspired by God.
  • Christians believe that the Church is the Body of Christ, so through the Church He continues to act today. Therefore, they should follow the Church's Teachings as they are Christ's Teachings. 
  • The Church is a community of believers in God. So they believe

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