Roman Catholics use many different versions of the Catholic Bible. Which version of the Catholic Bible a person chooses to use is a personal decision. Some versions available include the New International, the King James, the Good News and the English Standard.Continue Reading
The Catholic Bible and the Protestant Bible are different. The Catholic Bible has seven more books than the Protestant Bible. In addition to the extra books, there are some other differences between the Catholic and Protestant Bibles since they use different standards for what should be included in the Bible.
Interestingly, the New Testament of the Protestant and Catholic Bibles are the same. Each version of each type of Bible will vary from other versions because of differences in translation.Learn more about Christianity
Mass is the form of worship taken in Catholic services, centering on the remembrance of the sacrifice of Christ on Calvary. Mass is an integral part of life experience as a practicing Catholic within the Catholic Church.Full Answer >
The Catholic Ten Commandments are those commands of God listed in Exodus 20:1-17. The commandments summarize the laws of God, with the first three commandments dealing with mankind's relationship to God and the remaining seven dealing with mankind's relationship to other people.Full Answer >
The Act of Contrition is said after confession and after the priest has given a Catholic petitioner Penance and Absolution. Penance is a sacrament which reconciles a Catholic to God and the Church. Penance may consist of doing charity work or performing a set of prayers.Full Answer >
According to AmericanCatholic.org, Roman Catholics celebrate Christmas as part of the liturgical calendar under the Advent and Christmas seasons. A midnight mass beginning on Christmas Eve, continuing on Christmas Day marks the beginning of the celebration that leads up to the Epiphany. Roman Catholics traditionally do not put out decorations in celebration of Christmas until this time; however, gifts and a feast day on Christmas are customary.Full Answer >