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Catholic Church: Largest Christian church, led by the Bishop of Rome
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with approximately 1.3 billion baptised Catholics worldwide as of 2017. As the world's oldest and largest continuously functioning international institution, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation. The church is headed by the Bishop of Rome, known as the pope. Its central administration, the Holy See, is in the Vatican City, an enclave within the city of Rome in Italy.


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Videos for Catholic Church

Paraguayans parade to honour patron saint [Video]Paraguayans parade to honour patron saint

Hundreds of Catholics in Paraguay paraded through the town of Minas covered in chicken feathers on Wednesday to celebrate their patron saint.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

DRC violence: Thousands trapped amid fighting in Ituri province [Video]DRC violence: Thousands trapped amid fighting in Ituri province

Across the border in Ituri region, local government and Catholic Church leaders are appealing for humanitarian help for internally displaced Congolese.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:57Published

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