"How Many Churches Did Jesus Intend?" An article on the Catholic view of this matter

see https://www.catholicconvert.com/blog/2019/04/28/1592586/

"Even as the last Gospel (the Gospel of John) was being written between 90-110 AD, the Church was already called Catholic, meaning universal or worldwide. In 107 AD, Bishop Ignatius of Antioch wrote to the Christians in Smyrna, ‘Wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church.’”

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