Laitin Kirk

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Emblem o the Haly See
Laitin Kirk
Laitin: Ecclesia Latina
Façade o the Airchbasilica o St. John in Lateran
Teep Pairteecular kirk (sui iuris)
Clessification Catholic
Orientaition Wastren Christianity
Scriptur Vulgate
Theology Catholic theology
Polity Episcopal[1]
Pape Francis
Patriarch Pape Francis
Region Mainly in Wastren Europe, Central Europe, Italy, the Americaes, Philippines, Central Africae, pockets o Wast Africae, Mozambique, Madagascar, Australie, New Zealand, wi several episcopal conferences aroond the warld
Leid Ecclesiastical Laitin
Heidquarters Airchbasilica o Saunt John Lateran, Roum, Italy
Foonder Apostle Peter an Paul
Oreegin 1st century, accordin tae Catholic tradeetion
Separations
Ither name(s) Wastren Kirk
Roman Catholic Kirk
Offeecial wabsteid Holy See

The Laitin Kirk, an aw kent as the Wastren Kirk or the Roman Catholic Kirk,[N 1] is the lairgest pairteecular kirk sui iuris o the Catholic Kirk, employin the Latin leeturgical rites.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The term Roman Catholic Kirk is an aw uised tae refer tae the Catholic Kirk as a whale in some contexts, espeicially in a non-Catholic context.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Marshall, Thomas William (1844). Notes of the Episcopal Polity of the Holy Catholic Church. London: Levey, Rossen and Franklin.