FAQ

Church and Faith FAQs

12th April 2018

Church and Faith FAQs

Questions about the Catholic faith and the Church.

What's a Nuncio?

17th June 2010

What's a Nuncio?

An Apostolic Nuncio is the Pope's representative in a particular country.

What is an Apostolic Nunciature?

17th June 2010

What is an Apostolic Nunciature?

The Apostolic Nunciature is the Embassy of the Holy See.

What is the role of a priest?

17th June 2010

What is the role of a priest?

A priest has heard God calling him to an important role – that of the ministerial priesthood.

What is a Catholic Mass?

17th June 2010

What is a Catholic Mass?

Mass is the central act of worship in the life of a Catholic.

Church and Environment

17th June 2010

Church and Environment

The Catholic Church and the Environment - written in 2010.

What is a Cardinal and what is his role?

17th June 2010

What is a Cardinal and what is his role?

The Cardinals of the Catholic Church are the most senior clergymen below the Pope.

What is an Archbishop?

17th June 2010

What is an Archbishop?

A bishop heads up a local 'diocese'. Dioceses with large or important cities may have an Archbishop.

What is a Pope and what does he do?

17th June 2010

What is a Pope and what does he do?

The spiritual leader of the Catholic Church - the biggest Christian denomination.

What is a saint?

17th June 2010

What is a saint?

A ‘saint’ is someone who has been canonised - a holy man or woman who lived a life of heroic virtue.