Church is an English word for a Christian religious institution or building but it may refer to:
Other articles related to "church":
... In 1844, having succeeded to the baronetcy, he entered at Christ Church, and graduated B.A ... Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, served the parish of St ... and his interest in the performance of Anglican church music, an activity which was seen as beneath someone of his stature ...
... See also List of Anglican dioceses in the United Kingdom and Ireland The polity of the Church of Ireland is episcopal church governance, as in other Anglican ... The church maintains the traditional structure dating to pre-Reformation times, a system of geographical parishes organized into dioceses ... after consolidation over the centuries, there are 12 Church of Ireland dioceses, each headed by a bishop and belonging to one of the two surviving provinces ...
... The Church of Ireland is an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion ... The church is organised on an all-Ireland basis and is the second largest religious denomination on the island after the Roman Catholic Church ... In accommodating both influences, the church formally identifies as both Catholic and Reformed ...
... The Church of Ireland's beginnings as a reformed church independent of the Roman Catholic Church began in 1536 when the Irish Parliament declared Henry VIII to be the ... Head of the Church of Ireland) ... When the Church of England was reformed under King Edward VI of England, so too was the Church of Ireland ...
... The contemporary Church of Ireland, despite having a number of High Church (often described as Anglo-Catholic) parishes, is generally on the Low Church end of the spectrum ... of other Anglican provinces, although a number of markedly liberal, High Church or Evangelical parishes have developed in recent decades ... It was the second province of the Anglican Communion after the Anglican Church of New Zealand (1857) to adopt, on its 1871 disestablishment, synodical government ...
Famous quotes related to church:
“He felt that it would be dull times in Dublin, when they should have no usurping government to abuse, no Saxon Parliament to upbraid, no English laws to ridicule, and no Established Church to curse.”
—Anthony Trollope (18151882)
“The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.”
—Pope John Paul II (b. 1920)
“There was on old person of Fratton
Who went to church with his hat on.
If I wake up, he said,
With my hat on my head,
I shall know that it hasnt been sat on.”
“If Jesus, or his likeness, should now visit the earth, what church of the many which now go by his name would he enter? Or, if tempted by curiosity, he should incline to look into all, which do you think would not shut the door in his face?... It seems to me ... that as one who loved peace, taught industry, equality, union, and love, one towards another, Jesus were he alive at this day, would recommend you to come out of your churches of faith, and to gather into schools of knowledge.”
—Frances Wright (17951852)
“For often at Church Ive seen the stained high glass
Pour out the Virgin and Saints, twist and untwist
The mortal youth of Christ astride an ass.”
—Allen Tate (18991979)