Catholic Church

Founded in the year 33 by Jesus Christ

This Major Sect is 1986 years old.

Founded with the Apostle Peter as its head, the Catholic Church can trace its leadership from this Apostle in an unbroken and documented chain of successors to Pope John Paul II today. Writings of Christian Church fathers beginning in the 1st century show distinctive Catholic doctrine. For over 1000 years the history of the Catholic Church is the history of Christianity.