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  • Are Catholics the original Christians?

  • Catholic Christianity is Complete Christianity. In fact, we Catholics were the first Christians because we Catholics were the original Christians. Sadly, a lot of Catholics have apparently played into this word-trap as well, referring to Catholics as “Catholics” and to Protestants as “Christians.” What they’re doing,…

  • Do Catholics believe in the same things as Christians?

  • Christians and Catholics hold much in common. Both affirm the deity and Lordship of Jesus Christ, the triune nature of God, that man is made in the image of God. Both affirm that man is eternal, and that there is a literal heaven and a literal hell. Both affirm much of the same Scriptures (though there are specific distinctions noted below).

  • Did Jesus start the Catholic Church?

  • Roman Catholicism. The simple answer is that Jesus Christ founded the church which began at Jerusalem on the Day of Pentecost and continued in the lives of those who truly belonged to Him and put their faith in Him, no matter what their relationship was to any particular leaders in the visible church structure.

  • Do Catholics believe that other Christians can be saved?

  • Yes, Catholics believe that other Christians can be saved. Yes, Catholics believe that other Christians can be saved. There have been many threads recently asking whether Catholics believe that other Christians can be saved.