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  1. 1. CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS ROMAN CATHOLICISMBy Mahdee ..................................... ...................__.............. ............./´¯/'...'/´¯`·¸.... ........../'/.../..../......./‘¯ ........(‘(...´...´.... ¯~/'.....') ..........................'....../. ..........''............. _.·’´….. ..........................(………
  2. 2. WHAT IS THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH? The Roman catholic church is the oldest institution in the world. Roman Catholicism is one of the oldest denomination in the world it can be traced back to almost 2000 years. Catholics believe that the Pope ,based in Rome, is the descendent to Saint Peter whom Jesus Christ appointed as the first head of His church. The word Pope comes from the Latin for 'father' also the pope is the Bishop of Rome.
  3. 3. 313 CE Roman Emperor Constantine made Christianity the official religion of the Empire JESUS 1054 The Great Schism Eastern Church based in Constantinople Russian Greek There are fifteen Orthodox churches including: Western Church based in Rome Eastern Orthodox Church Roman Catholic Church Roman Catholic Protestant: Presbyterian Society of Friends Baptist Pentecostal Salvation Army Methodist Anglican
  4. 4. Pope Cardinal Bishops Priest
  5. 5. STATUE OF MARY The statue of Mary is used as an aid to prayer. Christians do not worship to Mary, she is there as a focus and a person to pray through. Statues of other people, such as Saints can sometimes be found.
  6. 6. Used to lighting as you say a prayer Often lit underneath an image/statue of Jesus, Mary or other Saints VOTIVE CANDLES
  7. 7. LECTERN Used for priests/speakers to read from. Many have Eagles, a sign of spreading the word of God and a symbol of John the Baptist.
  8. 8. Used to burn incense in the church Can be carried or hung from the walls/ceiling Used to help create an atmosphere of holiness THURIBLE
  9. 9. CONFESSIONAL/CONFESSION BOX Catholics use this to confess their sins in private Used as a way to wash away sins in life and before worship
  10. 10. YOUTUBE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4RjccKJpFg

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