Church

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Church may refer to:

Religion[edit]

Most common uses[edit]

Catholic[edit]

  • Catholic Church, body of Christians as perceived by Catholic ecclesiology
  • Church sui iuris, recognised as sui iuris by the Holy See
  • Great Church, historical term for before the East-West schism in 1054
  • Particular church, headed by a bishop or equivalent within the Catholic Church

Orthodox[edit]

Protestant[edit]

  • Broad church, description of an organization encompassing a broad range of opinion on doctrine and practice and therefore like the Anglican Church which gave rise to the description
  • Simple church, an Evangelical Christian movement

Unitarian and Universalists[edit]

Sociology of religion[edit]

  • Church and ecclesia, a religious denomination that is all-embracing of religious expression within a society
  • State church, a Christian denomination officially endorsed by a government

Other uses in religion[edit]

People[edit]

Places[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

Films[edit]

Music[edit]

Groups[edit]

  • Chvrches, an electropop trio from Glasgow, Scotland
  • The Church (band), an Australian psychedelic rock band formed in Sydney in 1980

Albums[edit]

Songs[edit]

Periodicals[edit]

  • Church magazine, pastoral theology magazine published by the National Pastoral Life Center

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]