1 word for the Catholic Church


#1

What is ONE word that describes the Catholic Church?


#2

“catholic” (lowecase c) would be the first obvious one. But it’s a false requirement because the Catholic Church cannot be described with only one word, but four to be accurate and precise. The four words are

one;
holy;
catholic;
apostolic.

But if you want one word that is both accurate and can stick in the craw of some people, then I would say the word is:

true


#3

I would agree with @porthos11 , except it is the Truth, not truth


#4

TRUTH! In its fullness.


#5

“Universal”

Ok, joking aside I’d probably go with “True” or “Truth” because it’s the only one that’s right. That’s why I follow it.


#6

Truth. Jesus gave us the Church with Saint Peter, and his successors; as the foundation.


#7

Truth definitely


#8

Mother
Our spiritual mother that is


#9

That word would be “true.”


#10

Veritas

Veritas is the word.


#11

This :slight_smile: (pop ups attacking me.)


#12

Truth

(I need 16 characters)


#13

Roses.
:rose::rose::rose:
This is what the Catholic Church inspires me.


#14

The word for me is probably “yesterday”.


#15

I would say it is so rich that the Catholic Church is impossible to describe in just one word. I suppose you have to pick a word that is rich in itself which then challenges people to have a deep reflective reaction.

My word would be either Invitation or Jesus.


#16

As a non-Catholic through the experiences that I’ve had, I’d say: It can be “exclusive”


#17

I would say:

Life.


#18

That word would be Truth.


#19

Protagonist

(Opposed by an Antagonist)

The Protagonist, while not perfect, seeks to be more so. Ergo, heroic … if not always victorious in the short run.

The Antagonist - opposes the goals and aspirations of that Protagonist ( i.e. the Protagonist going to heaven and taking loved ones along)


#20

Was going to say this too.


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