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The hierarchy of the Catholic Church consists of its bishops, priests, and deacons . In the ecclesiological sense of the term, "hierarchy" strictly means the "holy ...

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Roman Catholic Church Hierarchy. The Catholic clergy is organized in a strict, sometimes overlapping hierarchy: Featured Videos. Pope: Head of the church, ...

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For example, the Roman Catholic Church has a hierarchy: laity, pastors (priests), bishops, and the pope, with bishops being classified as bishops, arch-bishops, ...

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Dec 5, 2017 ... Roman Catholic Church hierarchy is a group of people exercising the authority of Roman Catholic Church. It is distributed among the bishops, ...

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Church Hierarchy. When he established His Church, Jesus placed the Apostles in charge of caring for the faithful, of teaching them the faith and caring for their ...

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Feb 17, 2005 ... The basic order of authority in the Church's hierarchy is as follows. The highest authority belongs to the Bishop of Rome (the pope), who “has ...

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Aug 27, 2018 ... It seemed the news couldn't get more troubling for American Catholics, already inundated with new sexual abuse scandals ensnaring (in ...

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Jul 12, 2017 ... The hierarchy of the Catholic Church requires nearly absolute obedience. This makes it difficult to speak up against superiors. And by the same ...