The Catholic Church

founded by the person and mission of Jesus Christ

 

The word "Catholic" means universal. The Catholic Church today is truly universal, the largest in the world with more than one billion members around the globe. The mission of the Church is to spread the gospel message, administer sacraments, and reach out with charity and justice to people in need. The Church is led by the Pope, who is the successor of the Apostle Peter.

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