Key terms – Quick Glossary

Pope – The Catholic Church regards the pope as the successor of St Peter and, as such, he has full and supreme power of jurisdiction over the church in matters such as faith and discipline. The pope is elected by a college of cardinals and sits at the top of a strict hierarchy consisting of cardinals, archbishops, bishops and priests.

Beliefs – The set of principles held and taught by the Church. These were on the New and Old testament of the Bible.




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