Church is an English word for a Christian religious institution or building but it may refer to:
Other articles related to "church":
... 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 ... However, submersion is gaining in popularity within the Latin Catholic Church ...
... Nordic Catholic Church, a church body in Norway of High Church Lutheran origin, under the auspices of the Polish National Catholic Church ...
... anyone may baptize, provided, 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 ... 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 ... intention" is, at the minimum level, the intention "to do what the Church does" through the rite of baptism ...
... Nicholas Cathedral - a monumental 13th century Gothic church (cathedral only from 1992, before it was a parochial church), damaged by fire in the late ... 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 ...
... 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 medieval Christian art ...
Famous quotes containing the word church:
“If I should go out of church whenever I hear a false statement I could never stay there five minutes. But why come out? The street is as false as the church, and when I get to my house, or to my manners, or to my speech, I have not got away from the lie.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Now, honestly: if a large group of ... demonstrators blocked the entrances to St. Patricks Cathedral every Sunday for years, making it impossible for worshipers to get inside the church without someone escorting them through screaming crowds, wouldnt some judge rule that those protesters could keep protesting, but behind police lines and out of the doorways?”
—Anna Quindlen (b. 1953)
“What if the Church and the State
Are the mob that howls at the door!
Wine shall run thick to the end,
Bread taste sour.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)