did catholicism come before christianity

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Catholics are Christians, and historically were the first Christians. But if by Christianity you mean Anglicans and all their divisions, then Catholics are like 1500 years older. The term Catholic was first used at the end of the first century, the term Catholic means “Universal”. What religion did Catholicism come from?

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  • What is the difference between Christianity and Catholicism?

  • Christianity is the religion having faith on Jesus Christ and his teachings. Catholicism is a branch of Christianity. The other divisions of Christianity are Protestant and Eastern Orthodox Churches. It is well known that Catholicism is a branch of Christianity.

  • Why to become a Catholic?

  • The only reason to become Catholic is out of a desire for the closeness to God that comes from being Catholic. A desire for the Eucharist, for the spiritual richness of the Sacraments, and the fullness of God’s truth found through the Catholic Church.

  • Why you should be Catholic?

  • The Catholic Church has the answer. God made us to know, love, and serve Him in this world, so we can be with Him forever in heaven. The Catholic Church helps us to fulfill this purpose that God has for all of us. And when we live out God’s will for us, we find extreme joy and peace in life.