Roman Catholicism Founded 33AD

The Catholic Church was founded by Jesus Christ on the "rock" of St. Peter, the first Pope.

St. Peter holds the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven.

The Catholic Church is the single largest religious denomination in the world with over 1.2 billion members. In the U.S. Catholics make up about 1/4 of the population.

The Catholic Church bases her faith on both Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition.

The Catholic Church is led by Pope Francis with the assistance of the College of Bishops.

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