But whatever the sins of Rio, after such a glowing welcome it was hard to claim that the Roman Catholic Church was in crisis.
Cardinal Law is very much the poster priest for the sex abuse scandal that is rocking the Roman Catholic Church right now.
Eleanor Clift on her strength and her strong faith in the Roman Catholic Church—and its dictates.
I would like to thank you for your embrace, also to the Roman Catholic Church and the bishops, thank you very much.
A quarter of a century later, the new head of the Roman Catholic Church claimed that those days had been consigned to history.
So let us accept the Roman Catholic Church with all its consequences.
It is required that the sovereign be a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
The nobles generally, as has been already intimated, were loyal to the Roman Catholic Church.
Let it not be said, that the fault was in the Roman Catholic Church, and that it has been removed.
Education outside of the control of the Roman Catholic Church is a damnable heresy.
The branch of Christianity headed by the pope. The Roman Catholic Church is governed by a hierarchy with the pope at the top and, at the lower levels, bishops and priests. The sacraments of Communion and confession are especially important in the Roman Catholic Church; Catholics also differ from most Protestants in emphasizing veneration of the saints, especially Mary, the mother of Jesus, and seeking the intercession of the saints (praying to them so that they will in turn pray to God). The Roman Catholic Church leadership strongly opposes abortion and artificial means of birth control.
Note: Roman Catholicism is the dominant faith in Europe around the Mediterranean Sea, in much of eastern Europe, in Ireland, and in Latin America.