HOME

Cathedral

Wiki info

Following the Protestant Reformation, the Christian church in several parts of Western Europe, such as Scotland, the Netherlands, certain Swiss Cantons and parts of Germany, adopted a Presbyterian polity that did away with bishops altogether. Where ancient cathedral buildings in these lands are still in use for congregational worship, they generally retain the title and dignity of "cathedral", maintaining and developing distinct cathedral functions, but void of hierarchical supremacy. From the 16th century onwards, but especially since the 19th century, churches originating in Western Europe have undertaken vigorous programmes of missionary activity, leading to the founding of large numbers of new dioceses with associated cathedral establishments of varying forms in Asia, Africa, Australasia, Oceania and the Americas. In addition, both the Catholic Church and Orthodox churches have formed new dioceses within formerly Protestant lands for converts and migrant co-religionists. Consequently, it is not uncommon to find Christians in a single city being served by three or more cathedrals of differing denominations.

A-Z Keywords

We have many A-Z keywords for this term. We offer them for FREE unlike many other keyword services, however we do require that you are a registered member to view them all so that the costs will remain lower for Us.

Keyword Suggestions

  • cathedral lakes trekking
  • cathedral cove neuseeland
  • cathedral sevilla tickets
  • cathedrals prague
  • kathedrale notre dame de paris
  • cathédrale notre dame
  • cathédrale de reims
  • cathédrale en directe

Linked Keywords

These are the linked keywords we found.


✾ Cute Flower Wallpaper Backgrounds ✾ ✾ Children Of The Corn He Who Walks Behind The Rows ✾