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The evolution of the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church in Sri Lanka

Oscar M. Abey"ratna

The evolution of the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church in Sri Lanka

by Oscar M. Abey"ratna

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Published by Abey"ratna in [Rajagiriya] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Oscar M. Abey"ratna.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 90/63007 (B)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 395, iv-lxxxiii p.
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2362670M
LC Control Number86909532

History of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka. The Roman Catholic Church in Sri Lanka is part of the universal Catholic Church. The Pope, who is also the Bishop of Rome, is considered the Head of the Church. Early History. There is evidence prior to the 16th century of small groups of Christians in Sri Lanka, among traders from the Middle East. It’s a great achievement in Sri Lanka’s Christian history that new translation, Sinhala Bible has published to public as a general new version, with the approvals of Roman Catholic Ministry, Sri Lanka Bible Society and the related Christian parties, societies and committees.

Media in category "Roman Catholic churches in Sri Lanka" The following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total. Start studying AP Human Geography Winter Final. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Administration of the Roman Catholic church is hierarchical. Which of the following best describes that geographical hierarchy from largest unit to the smallest? Sri Lanka. Which of the following pairs.

Vaz headed a group of Goan priests who traversed the land with extreme caution to support the persecuted Roman Catholic population. In the Bishop of Cochin appointed Vaz as Vicar General in Ceylon. By the time of his death in Kandy in , Vaz had miraculously rebuilt the Catholic Church. As a result he is known as the Apostle of Sri Lanka. years old Mannar St Mary’s Church celebrate its Annual feast. on 2 nd of February When Fr Francis Xavier visited Ceylon from India, due to his strong faith in Jesus Christ and Mother Mary the Catholic of Mannar started building a small churches In Mannar,Thalai Mannar, Pesalai, Manthai and .


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This hierarchy of ecclesiastical origin arose at the end of the second and the beginning of the third century, and appears definitely fixed at Rome under Pope Cornelius (), who tells us that in his day the Roman Church counted 46 priests, 7 deacons, 7 subdeacons, 42 acolytes, and 52 clerics of lower grades, exorcists, lectors, and.

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