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Roman Catholic
The CATHOLIC CHURCH, also known as the ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, is the largest Christian Church , with more than 1.29 billion members worldwide. As one of the oldest religious institutions in the world, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation . Headed by the Bishop of Rome
Rome
, known as the Pope
Pope
, the church's doctrines are summarised in the Nicene Creed . Its central administration, the Holy See , is in the Vatican City
Vatican City
, enclaved within Rome
Rome
, Italy
Italy

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Jesus In Christianity
In Christianity, Jesus
Jesus
is the Messiah
Messiah
( Christ
Christ
) and through his crucifixion and resurrection , humans can be reconciled to God and thereby are offered salvation and the promise of eternal life . These teachings emphasize that as the willing Lamb of God
Lamb of God
, Jesus
Jesus
chose to suffer on the cross at Calvary as a sign of his full obedience to the will of God the Father
God the Father
, as an "agent and servant of God". The choice Jesus
Jesus
made thus counter-positions him as a new man of morality and obedience, in contrast to Adam
Adam
's disobedience. Christians believe that Jesus
Jesus
was both human and divine—the Son of God
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Judea (Roman Province)
The Roman province
Roman province
of JUDEA (Hebrew : יהודה, Standard Yehuda Tiberian Yehûḏāh; Arabic : يهودا‎‎; Greek : Ἰουδαία Ioudaia; Latin : Iūdaea), sometimes spelled in its original Latin forms of IUDæA or IUDAEA to distinguish it from the geographical region of Judea
Judea
, incorporated the regions of Judea, Samaria
Samaria
and Idumea , and extended over parts of the former regions of the Hasmonean and Herodian kingdoms of Israel. It was named after Herod Archelaus
Herod Archelaus
's Tetrarchy of Judea
Judea
, but the Roman province encompassed a much larger territory. The name "Judea" was derived from the Kingdom of Judah
Kingdom of Judah
of the 6th century BCE
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Resurrection Of Jesus
The RESURRECTION OF JESUS is the Christian religious belief that, after being put to death , Jesus
Jesus
rose again from the dead . It is the central tenet of Christian theology and part of the Nicene Creed : "On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures". According to the New Testament
New Testament
, after the Romans crucified Jesus, he was anointed and buried in a new tomb by Joseph of Arimathea but God raised him from the dead and he appeared to many people over a span of forty days before he ascended into heaven , to sit at the right hand of God
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Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (/dʒəˈruːsələm/ ; Hebrew
Hebrew
: יְרוּשָׁלַיִם‎ Yerushalayim ; Arabic : القُدس‎‎ al-Quds ) is a city in the Middle East
Middle East
, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains
Judaean Mountains
between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea
Dead Sea
. Israelis and Palestinians both claim Jerusalem
Jerusalem
as their capital, as the State of Israel
Israel
maintains its primary governmental institutions there while the State of Palestine ultimately foresees the city as its seat of power; however, neither claim is widely recognized internationally
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Jesus Christ
JESUS (/ˈdʒiːzəs/ JEE-zuss ; Greek : Ἰησοῦς, translit. Iesous; Hebrew : ישוע‎, translit. Yēšū́aʿ ‎; c. 4 BC – c. 30/33 AD), also referred to as JESUS OF NAZARETH and JESUS CHRIST, was a Jewish preacher and religious leader who became the central figure of Christianity
Christianity
. Christians believe him to be the Son of God and the awaited Messiah
Messiah
(Christ ) prophesied in the Old Testament . Virtually all modern scholars of antiquity agree that Jesus
Jesus
existed historically , although the quest for the historical Jesus
Jesus
has produced little agreement on the historical reliability of the Gospels and on how closely the biblical Jesus
Jesus
reflects the historical Jesus
Jesus

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Jesus
JESUS (/ˈdʒiːzəs/ JEE-zuss ; c. 4 BC – c. 30/33 AD), also referred to as JESUS OF NAZARETH and JESUS CHRIST, was a Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity
Christianity
. Christians believe him to be the Son of God
God
and the awaited Messiah
Messiah
(Christ ) prophesied in the Old Testament . Virtually all modern scholars of antiquity agree that Jesus
Jesus
existed historically , although the quest for the historical Jesus
Jesus
has produced little agreement on the historical reliability of the Gospels and on how closely the biblical Jesus
Jesus
reflects the historical Jesus
Jesus

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Ascension Of Jesus
PORTALS: Christianity
Christianity
Bible
Bible
Book:Life of Jesus
Jesus
* v * t * e The ASCENSION OF JESUS (anglicized from the Vulgate
Vulgate
Latin Acts 1:9-11 section title: Ascensio Iesu) is the departure of Christ
Christ
from Earth into the presence of God . The narrative in Acts 1
Acts 1
takes place 40 days after the Resurrection : Jesus, in the company of the disciples, is taken up in their sight after warning them to remain in Jerusalem until the coming of the Holy Spirit ; as he ascends a cloud hides him from their view, and two men in white appear to tell them that he will return "in the same way you have seen him go into heaven." Stories of Heavenly ascents were fairly common in the time of Jesus, signifying divine approval or the deification of an exceptional man
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Trinity
The Christian doctrine of the TRINITY ( Latin
Latin
: Trinitas, lit. 'triad', from trinus, "threefold") holds that God
God
is three consubstantial persons or hypostases —the Father , the Son (Jesus Christ ), and the Holy Spirit —as "one God
God
in three Divine Persons". The three persons are distinct, yet are one "substance, essence or nature" (homoousios ). In this context, a "nature" is what one is, whereas a "person" is who one is. The opposing view is referred to as Nontrinitarianism
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Latin Church
The LATIN CHURCH, sometimes called the Western Church, is the largest part of the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
, governed directly by the Pope
Pope
, tracing its history to the earliest days of Christianity . It represents the largest particular church sui iuris in full communion with the Catholic Church. Employing the Latin liturgical rites
Latin liturgical rites
, with 1.197 billion members (2011), the Latin Church
Latin Church
is considered to form the original and still major part of Western Christianity . It is headquartered in the Vatican City
Vatican City
, enclaved in Rome
Rome
, Italy
Italy

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Roman Empire
Mediolanum (286–402, Western ) Augusta Treverorum
Augusta Treverorum
Sirmium Ravenna
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Catholic Church (other)
The term CATHOLIC CHURCH may refer to: * Catholic Church
Catholic Church
in full communion with the Bishop of Rome, known as the Pope, including the Latin Church and the 23 Eastern Catholic Churches* Other churches expressing apostolic origins and traditions of catholicity , such as: * Eastern Orthodox Church
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Latin Language
LATIN (Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages . The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets , and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet
Phoenician alphabet
. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium
Latium
, in the Italian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
. Through the power of the Roman Republic , it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire . Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages
Romance languages
, such as Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , French , and Romanian . Latin
Latin
, Italian and French have contributed many words to the English language
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Christianity In The 1st Century
CHRISTIANITY IN THE 1ST CENTURY deals with the formative years of the Early Christian
Early Christian
community. The earliest followers of Jesus
Jesus
composed an apocalyptic Jewish
Jewish
sect, which historians refer to as Jewish Christianity
Christianity
. The Apostles
Apostles
dispersed from Jerusalem
Jerusalem
, founding the Apostolic Sees , presumably following the Great Commission 's decree to spread the teachings of Jesus
Jesus
to "all nations"
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Holy Spirit (Christianity)
For the majority of Christian
Christian
denominations, the HOLY SPIRIT or HOLY GHOST is the third person (hypostasis ) of the Trinity
Trinity
: the Triune God manifested as Father , Son , and Holy Spirit; each person itself being God . Some Christian
Christian
theologians identify the Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit
with the Ruach Hakodesh (Holy Breath) in Jewish scripture, and with many similar names including: the Ruach Elohim (Spirit of God), Ruach YHWH (Spirit of Yahweh ), Ruach Hakmah (Spirit of Wisdom); In the New Testament it is identified, among others, with the Spirit of Christ, the Spirit of Truth, the Paraclete
Paraclete
and the Holy Spirit. The New Testament
New Testament
details a close relationship between the Holy Spirit and Jesus
Jesus
during his earthly life and ministry
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