Chapter 1: Where did the Catholic Church come from? Catholic Basics with Fr. Bill
Where did the Catholic Church Come From? Catholic Basics with Fr. Bill
Film Focus: Fr. William Nicholas introduces the Catholic Church as the Church founded by Jesus Christ. He discusses the use of the term “catholic” as it began historically and concludes by discussing the proper understanding of the universality of the term “catholic.”
Text Focus: Pages 10-11, 15-16
1. Who founded the Catholic Church? How can this claim be historically justified?
2. What is the historical origin of the term “catholic” in reference to the Church?
3. How has the use of the term “catholic,” when describing the Catholic Church, changed over the centuries?
4. What is the difference between saying the Church is “catholic” vs. “all inclusive”?
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