Church

Church is an English word for a Christian religious institution or building but it may refer to:

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Baptism - Meaning and Effects - Officiator
... in the view of the Eastern Orthodox Church, the person who does the baptizing is a member of that Church, or, in the view of the Catholic Church, that the person, even if not baptized, intends to ... In the Roman Catholic Church, canon law for the Latin Rite lays down that the ordinary minister of baptism is a bishop, priest or deacon, but its administration is one of the functions "especially ... intention" is, at the minimum level, the intention "to do what the Church does" through the rite of baptism ...
Baptism - Meaning and Effects - Christian Traditions
... The Eastern Churches (Eastern Orthodox Church and Oriental Orthodoxy) also baptize infants on the basis of texts, such as Matthew 1914, which are interpreted as supporting full Church membership for children ... Anglicans believe that Baptism is also the entry into the Church and therefore allows them access to all rights and responsibilities as full members, including the privilege to receive Holy Communion ... is gaining in popularity within the Latin Catholic Church ...
Elbląg - Tourist Attractions
... Nicholas Cathedral - a monumental 13th century Gothic church (cathedral only from 1992, before it was a parochial church), damaged by fire in the late 18th century, then destroyed in World War II ... Mary's Church - former Dominican church, erected in the 13th century, rebuilt in the 14th and 16th centuries damaged in World War II and reconstructed in 1961 as an art ...
Nordic - Religion
... Nordic Catholic Church, a church body in Norway of High Church Lutheran origin, under the auspices of the Polish National Catholic Church ...
Ecclesia
... the Christian Church See Church militant and church triumphant for ecclesia militans, ecclesia paenitens, ecclesia triumphans Congregation among many English-speaking ... a local ecclesia, or local congregation, or house church, as distinct from the church as a whole ... Ecclesia and Synagoga, meaning "Church and Synagogue", are a pair of figures personifying the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish synagogue found in ...

Famous quotes containing the word church:

    The Church welcomes technological progress and receives it with love, for it is an indubitable fact that technological progress comes from God and, therefore, can and must lead to Him.
    Pius XII [Eugenio Pacelli] (1876–1958)

    A little black thing among the snow
    Crying “’weep, ‘weep,” in notes of woe!
    “Where are thy father & mother? say?”
    “They are both gone up to the church to pray.
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    I believe that in this country the press exerts a greater and a more pernicious influence than the church did in its worst period.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)