an old church
While some private and church schools in America have uniforms, they are not common.
The recent scandals involving altar boys and religious leaders have undermined the faith people have in the Church.
Even people who don't believe in the Catholic church venerate the Pope as a symbolic leader.
Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.
The church we went past crumbled five minutes afterwards due to a huge earthquake and more than a 100 churchgoers were buried alive.
What harm would it do, if a man told a good strong lie for the sake of the good and for the Christian church … a lie out of necessity, a useful lie, a helpful lie, such lies would not be against God, he would accept them.
If someone wants the ceremony to be held in accordance with Japanese Shinto ritual, then that is possible at this church.
One can even buy a so-called Religion, which is really but common morality sanctified with flowers and music. Rob the Church of her accessories and what remains behind?
I think the pope should sell off some of the vast holdings of his church to feed the starving poor.
All men who profit from the fruits of the earth must give back part of them to the Church, who will apply them to three uses: providing for pastors, the maintenance of religious buildings, help to the poor.
building where Christians go to worship [↪ cathedral]: a short church service
Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
Do you want to go to church with me, Daudi? "No, father. I don't want to today. I'll go by myself tomorrow."