On the Wednesday before Ash Wednesday, followers of both Catholicism and Protestantism will meet to attend mass. While there, they will listen to a reading from the bible and pray together. During the mass, there will be a lengthy time of silence during which participants will be urged to meditate on their own shortcomings and pray to God for forgiveness.
The origin of the term ″synod″ may be traced back to the Greek word synodos, which means ″an assembly.″ In the Catholic Church, synods typically consist of a gathering of bishops. These bishops convene in order to provide assistance to the Holy Father in addressing the requirements of the Church. In the Christian church, a […]
The Latin Vulgate Bible is the only version of the Bible that a Catholic is expected to correctly utilize. That book is recognized as the canonical version of the Bible by the Catholic Church. That is the one that is utilized in the masses presided over by the Pope. The first new Catholic Bible to […]